Mar 25, 2004

Mirror with Auspicious Animals, Celestial Horses, and Grapevines

Mirror with Auspicious Animals, Celestial Horses, and Grapevines

early 1100s-mid-1200s


Diameter: 25.9 cm (10 3/16 in.); Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); Rim: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)

Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1995.357



The mirror is covered with thick layers of corrosion that have been partially scraped off the reflecting surface. A small triangular area of undisturbed corrosion remains.

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