Mar 12, 2004

Lobed Mirror with Acrobats on Lotus Blossoms

Lobed Mirror with Acrobats on Lotus Blossoms

early 600s-early 900s


Diameter: 14.1 cm (5 9/16 in.); Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)

Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1995.343



The reflecting surfaces of the mirrors were smooth and highly polished. Although much of the reflecting surface is corroded here, a small area of the original polished surface can be observed.

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