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TLV Mirror with Multiple Nipples
China, Xin dynasty
1995.298CCCC0
Double-tier Mirror
China, Warring States period
1999.220CCCC0
Mirror with Four T's
China, Warring States period
1995.281CCCC0
Mirror with a Coiling Dragon
China, Tang dynasty
1995.367CCCC0
Mirror with Clouds and Nebulae
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.288CCCC0
Square Mirror with Two Phoenixes and Floral Sprays
China, Northern Song dynasty
1995.374CCCC0
Octafoil-shaped Mirror Featuring Ci Fei, the Dragon Slayer
China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234) or Korea, Goryeo dynasty
1995.376CCCC0
Mirror with a Pair of Phoenixes
China, Song dynasty
1995.389CCCC0
Cruciform Mirror with Six Blossoms
China, Northern Song dynasty
1999.222CCCC0
Mirror with Lotus and Mantra
China, Yuan dynasty
1999.221CCCC0
Mirror with Six Circular Flowers
China, Tang dynasty
1995.341CCCC0
Mirror with Twin Dragons and Lotus Blossoms
China, Shanxi province, Hezhong, Yuan dynasty
1995.388CCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples and Eight Animals
China, Western Jin dynasty
1995.334CCCC0
Mirror with Four Pixie
China, Southern and Northern Dynasties period
1995.327CCCC0
Animal-and-Grape Mirror
China, Tang dynasty
1995.356CCCC0
Animal-and-Grape Mirror
China, Tang dynasty
1995.354CCCC0
TLV Mirror
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.296CCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.268CCCC0
Mirror with Handle, Decorated with "Double Happiness" and Five Bats
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), workshop of Tang Wanheng
1995.401CCCC0
Mirror with Linked Arcs and Kui Dragons
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.320CCCC0
Mirror with Confucian Maxim
China, Ming dynasty
1995.395CCCC0
Mirror with Four Spirits
China, Sui dynasty
1995.339CCCC0
Mirror with Four Running Animals
China, Tang dynasty
1995.338CCCC0
Mirror with Quatrefoil and Linked Arcs
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.319CCCC0
Huzhou Mirror
China, Huzhou, Ming dynasty
1995.370CCCC0
Mirror with Twin Carp
China, Jin dynasty
1995.379CCCC0
Animal-and-Grape Mirror
China, Tang dynasty
1995.353CCCC0
TLV Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.283CCCC0
Mirror with Two Dragons and a Tiger
China, Three Kingdoms
1995.322CCCC0
TLV Mirror with Multiple Nipples
China, Xin dynasty
1995.295CCCC0
Mirror with Continuous Arcs against Whorl Pattern
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.278CCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces and Angular Meanders
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.277CCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples and Four Birds
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.297CCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples and Eight Birds
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.305CCCC0
Mirror with Double Quatrefoils, Dragons, and Phoenixes
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.279CCCC0
Mirror with Quatrefoil and Feather Pattern
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.267CCCC0
Mirror with Three Dragons
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.280CCCC0
Mirror with Five Blossoms and Overlapping Lozenges
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.282CCCC0
Mirror with Quatrefoils and Linked Arcs
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.276CCCC0
Lobed Mirror with Six Blossoms
China, Tang dynasty
1995.360CCCC0
Miniature Mirror with Grape Decoration
China, Tang dynasty
1999.218CCCC0
Miniature Square Mirror
China, Sui dynasty
1999.219CCCC0
Lobed Mirror of Three Delights
China, Tang dynasty
1995.363CCCC0
TLV Mirror with Gilt Surface
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.294CCCC0
Animal-and-Grape Mirror
China, Tang dynasty
1995.340CCCC0
Mirror with a Coiling Dragon
China, Three Kingdoms
1995.323CCCC0
Mirror with Deities and Kings
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.331CCCC0
Mirror with Quatrefoil, Paired Phoenixes, and Auspicious Animals
China, Three Kingdoms (AD 220-280)-Western Jin dynasty
1995.317CCCC0
Mirror with Linked Arcs and Kui Dragons
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.286CCCC0
TLV Mirror with Multiple Nipples
China, Xin dynasty
1995.299CCCC0
Mirror Featuring Dading Coins
China, Jin dynasty
1995.381CCCC0
Lobed Mirror with Eight Blossoms
China, Tang dynasty
1995.359CCCC0
Quadrilobed Mirror with Wan Symbol
China, Tang dynasty
1995.362CCCC0
TLV Mirror with Four Spirits and Companions
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.301CCCC0
Square Mirror with Wan Symbol
China, Liao dynasty (916-1125), Taiping period
1995.368CCCC0
Mirror with Addorsed Sphinxes
Eastern Anatolia or Northern Mesopotamia, 12th-early 13th century
1995.402CCCC0
Small Erotic Mirror
China, Yuan dynasty
1995.391CCCC0
Mirror with Four Dragons Pattern
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.274CCCC0
Mirror with Paired Phoenixes
China, Eastern Han dynasty (25-220) - Western Jin dynasty
1995.315CCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces and Angular Meanders
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.271CCCC0
Square Mirror with Floral and Coin Motifs
China, Liao dynasty (916-1125) - Song dynasty
1995.371CCCC0
Narrative Mirror with Handle
China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234) - Yuan dynasty
1995.384CCCC0
Mirror with Four Leaves
Eastern Anatolia or Northern Mesopotamia, 12th-13th century
1995.403CCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.269CCCC0
Mirror with Quatrefoil, Paired Phoenixes, and Auspicious Animals
China, Eastern Han dynasty (25-220) - Western Jin dynasty
1995.316CCCC0
TLV Mirror with Eight Nipples
Japan, 4th-5th Century
1995.293CCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces and Angular Meanders
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.272CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Lobed Mirror with Heaven and Earth between the Paired Phoenixes
China, Tang dynasty
1995.351BronzeDiameter: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
TLV Mirror with Multiple Nipples
China, Xin dynasty
1995.298BronzeDiameter: 16.9 cm (6 5/8 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Double-tier Mirror
China, Warring States period
1999.220BronzeDiameter: 7.6 cm (3 in.); Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four T's
China, Warring States period
1995.281BronzeDiameter: 10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Deities, Chariot, and the White Tiger
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.332BronzeDiameter: 18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.); Overall: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.); Rim: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with a Coiling Dragon
China, Tang dynasty
1995.367BronzeDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Clouds and Nebulae
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.288BronzeDiameter: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces and Angular Meanders
China, Warring States period
1995.270BronzeDiameter: 16.9 cm (6 5/8 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Square Mirror with Two Phoenixes and Floral Sprays
China, Northern Song dynasty
1995.374BronzeOverall: 0.8 x 16.2 cm (5/16 x 6 3/8 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Octafoil-shaped Mirror Featuring Ci Fei, the Dragon Slayer
China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234) or Korea, Goryeo dynasty
1995.376BronzeDiameter: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with a Pair of Phoenixes
China, Song dynasty
1995.389BronzeDiameter: 35.1 cm (13 13/16 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Cruciform Mirror with Six Blossoms
China, Northern Song dynasty
1999.222BronzeOverall: 0.7 x 16.5 cm (1/4 x 6 1/2 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Lotus and Mantra
China, Yuan dynasty
1999.221BronzeDiameter: 22.3 cm (8 3/4 in.); Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Lobed Mirror with a Tortoise Knob, a Musician, and a Phoenix
China, Tang dynasty
1995.369BronzeDiameter: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Six Circular Flowers
China, Tang dynasty
1995.341BronzeDiameter: 16.6 cm (6 9/16 in.); Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.); Rim: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Lobed Mirror with Paired Phoenixes, a Nestling Bird, and a Lotus Blossom
China, Tang dynasty
1995.346BronzeDiameter: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Twin Dragons and Lotus Blossoms
China, Shanxi province, Hezhong, Yuan dynasty
1995.388BronzeDiameter: 23.4 cm (9 3/16 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Concentric Circles and Linked Arcs
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.306BronzeDiameter: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples and Eight Animals
China, Western Jin dynasty
1995.334BronzeDiameter: 19.6 cm (7 11/16 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 1 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Pixie
China, Southern and Northern Dynasties period
1995.327BronzeDiameter: 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Concentric Circles and Linked Arcs
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.290BronzeDiameter: 8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Animal-and-Grape Mirror
China, Tang dynasty
1995.356BronzeDiameter: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 1 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with a Square Band and Four Nipples
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.275BronzeDiameter: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.); Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Animal-and-Grape Mirror
China, Tang dynasty
1995.354BronzeDiameter: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.); Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.); Rim: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
TLV Mirror
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.296BronzeDiameter: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror of Tortoise Knob and Lotus Pattern
China, Tang dynasty
1995.361BronzeDiameter: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.); Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.268BronzeDiameter: 8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.); Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.); Rim: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Octafoil Mirror with Crouched Animals
China, Tang dynasty
1995.342BronzeDiameter: 19.3 cm (7 5/8 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 1 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Lobed Mirror with Acrobats on Lotus Blossoms
China, Tang dynasty
1995.343BronzeDiameter: 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. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Interlacing Floral Motifs and Twelve Zodiac Animals
China, Sui dynasty
1995.336BronzeDiameter: 15.4 cm (6 1/16 in.); Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Handle, Decorated with "Double Happiness" and Five Bats
China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), workshop of Tang Wanheng
1995.401BrassDiameter: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.); Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Linked Arcs and Kui Dragons
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.320BronzeDiameter: 15.3 cm (6 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Confucian Maxim
China, Ming dynasty
1995.395BronzeDiameter: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.); Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Concentric Circles, an Immortal, and Auspicious Animals
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.304BronzeDiameter: 16.3 cm (6 7/16 in.); Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.); Rim: 1 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Auspicious Animals Surrounded by Rings of Squares and...
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.324BronzeDiameter: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.); Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Spirits
China, Sui dynasty
1995.339BronzeDiameter: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.); Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Running Animals
China, Tang dynasty
1995.338BronzeDiameter: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Lobed Mirror with Paired Phoenixes and Floral Displays
China, Tang dynasty
1995.348BronzeDiameter: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Auspicious Animals, Celestial Horses, and Grapevines
China, Jin dynasty
1995.357BronzeDiameter: 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. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with a Square Band, Four Nipples, and Grass Leaf Motifs
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.285BronzeDiameter: 18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Quatrefoil and Linked Arcs
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.319BronzeDiameter: 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Octafoil Mirror with Two Immortals Crossing the Ocean
China, Song dynasty
1995.378BronzeDiameter: 17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Deities and Animals Surrounded by Rings of Squares and...
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.326BronzeDiameter: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Deities and Animals in Concentric Circles
China, Sui dynasty
1995.337BronzeDiameter: 33.4 cm (13 1/8 in.); Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.); Rim: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Huzhou Mirror
China, Huzhou, Ming dynasty
1995.370BronzeDiameter: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror Featuring Deities and Kings in Three Sections Surrounded by Rings...
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.328BronzeDiameter: 13.9 cm (5 1/2 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Twin Carp
China, Jin dynasty
1995.379BronzeDiameter: 17.9 cm (7 1/16 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Animal-and-Grape Mirror
China, Tang dynasty
1995.353BronzeDiameter: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.); Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.); Rim: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Wheel Spokes and Riding Boys
China, Jin dynasty
1995.382BronzeDiameter: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.); Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
TLV Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.283BronzeDiameter: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Two Dragons and a Tiger
China, Three Kingdoms
1995.322BronzeDiameter: 14.7 cm (5 13/16 in.); Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.); Rim: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Deities and Animals Surrounded by Rings of Squares and...
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.333BronzeDiameter: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
TLV Mirror with Multiple Nipples
China, Xin dynasty
1995.295BronzeDiameter: 16.3 cm (6 7/16 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Quatrefoil, Concentric Circles, and Linked Arcs
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.318BronzeDiameter: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Octafoil Mirror with Paired Phoenixes, Birds, and Flowers
China, Tang dynasty
1995.366BronzeDiameter: 28.8 cm (11 5/16 in.); Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.); Rim: 1 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples, Dragons, and Tigers
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.300BronzeDiameter: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Continuous Arcs against Whorl Pattern
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.278BronzeDiameter: 23.7 cm (9 5/16 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces and Angular Meanders
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.277BronzeDiameter: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples and Four Birds
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.297BronzeDiameter: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples and Eight Birds
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.305BronzeDiameter: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Concentric Circles, an Immortal, and Auspicious Animals
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.303BronzeDiameter: 13.8 cm (5 7/16 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Concentric Circles and Linked Arcs
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.291BronzeDiameter: 11.9 cm (4 11/16 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Double Quatrefoils, Dragons, and Phoenixes
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.279BronzeDiameter: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Quatrefoil and Feather Pattern
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.267BronzeDiameter: 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.); Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Three Dragons
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.280BronzeDiameter: 16.9 cm (6 5/8 in.); Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Five Blossoms and Overlapping Lozenges
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.282BronzeDiameter: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.); Overall: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Quatrefoils and Linked Arcs
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.276BronzeDiameter: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.); Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples, Quasi-Dragons, and Birds
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.314BronzeDiameter: 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Lobed Mirror with Six Blossoms
China, Tang dynasty
1995.360BronzeDiameter: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror Stand in the Shape of a Djeiran
China, Qing dynasty
1995.385BronzeOverall: 10.6 x 21.2 cm (4 3/16 x 8 3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror Stand in the Shape of an Ox
China, Qing dynasty
1995.386BronzeOverall: 9.6 x 7.8 cm (3 3/4 x 3 1/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Octafoil Mirror with Lunar Palace
China, Jin dynasty
1995.375BronzeDiameter: 21.3 cm (8 3/8 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Miniature Mirror with Grape Decoration
China, Tang dynasty
1999.218BronzeDiameter: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.); Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Flowers and Birds in Gold and Silver Cutouts over a Lacquer...
China, Tang dynasty
1999.217Bronze with gold and silver cutoutsDiameter: 16.8 cm (6 5/8 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Miniature Square Mirror
China, Sui dynasty
1999.219BronzeOverall: 0.6 x 3.8 cm (1/4 x 1 1/2 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Octafoil Mirror with Hunters and Prey
China, Tang dynasty
1995.365BronzeDiameter: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Lobed Mirror of Three Delights
China, Tang dynasty
1995.363BronzeDiameter: 12.7 cm (5 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
TLV Mirror with Gilt Surface
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.294Gilt bronzeDiameter: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Octafoil Mirror with Paired Phoenixes and Animals
China, Tang dynasty
1995.345BronzeDiameter: 12.3 cm (4 13/16 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Animal-and-Grape Mirror
China, Tang dynasty
1995.340BronzeDiameter: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Octafoil Mirror with Legend of Herdboy and Weaver Maid
China, Song dynasty
1995.383BronzeDiameter: 17.8 cm (7 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with a Coiling Dragon
China, Three Kingdoms
1995.323BronzeDiameter: 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Interlacing Dragons
China, Tang dynasty
1995.364BronzeDiameter: 16.9 cm (6 5/8 in.); Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Animal-and-Grape Mirror with a Variety of Birds
China, Tang dynasty
1995.355BronzeDiameter: 13.9 cm (5 1/2 in.); Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.); Rim: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Deities and Kings
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.331BronzeDiameter: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.); Overall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.); Rim: 1 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Lobed Mirror with Paired Phoenixes and Auspicious Animals
China, Tang dynasty
1995.350BronzeDiameter: 27.6 cm (10 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Lobed Mirror with Paired Phoenixes and Floral Displays
China, Tang dynasty
1995.349BronzeDiameter: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Sparrows and Floral Sprays
China, Tang dynasty
1995.358BronzeDiameter: 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.); Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with a Central Square, an Immortal, and Auspicious Animals
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.329BronzeDiameter: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.); Overall: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Quatrefoil, Paired Phoenixes, and Auspicious Animals
China, Three Kingdoms (AD 220-280)-Western Jin dynasty
1995.317BronzeDiameter: 18.6 cm (7 5/16 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Linked Arcs and Kui Dragons
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.286BronzeDiameter: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
TLV Mirror with Multiple Nipples
China, Xin dynasty
1995.299BronzeDiameter: 16.6 cm (6 9/16 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Three Pairs of Pixie around a Loti-form Knob
China, Tang dynasty
1995.335BronzeDiameter: 17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.); Overall: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.); Rim: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror Featuring Dading Coins
China, Jin dynasty
1995.381BronzeDiameter: 11.9 cm (4 11/16 in.); Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Cruciform Mirror with Two Lions
China, Tang dynasty
1995.373BronzeOverall: 0.7 x 10.5 cm (1/4 x 4 1/8 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Lobed Mirror with Eight Blossoms
China, Tang dynasty
1995.359BronzeDiameter: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Quadrilobed Mirror with Wan Symbol
China, Tang dynasty
1995.362BronzeOverall: 0.9 x 14.3 cm (3/8 x 5 5/8 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Octafoil Mirror with Riding Immortals and Rising Peaks
China, Tang dynasty
1995.344BronzeDiameter: 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.); Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
TLV Mirror with Four Spirits and Companions
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.301BronzeDiameter: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Square Mirror with Wan Symbol
China, Liao dynasty (916-1125), Taiping period
1995.368BronzeOverall: 0.9 x 12.5 cm (3/8 x 4 15/16 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples, Four Quasi-Dragons, and Birds
China, Ming dynasty
1995.393BronzeDiameter: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with a Central Square, Immortals, and Auspicious Animals
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.330BronzeDiameter: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.); Overall: 2 cm (13/16 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Pine and Cranes
Japan, Edo
1995.397BronzeDiameter: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 1 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Handle, Decorated with Pine Tree and Crane
Japan, Edo
1995.399BronzeDiameter: 16.1 cm (6 5/16 in.); Overall: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Pine, Bamboo, and Cranes
Japan, Edo
1995.396BronzeDiameter: 11.8 cm (4 5/8 in.); Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.); Rim: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Addorsed Sphinxes
Eastern Anatolia or Northern Mesopotamia, 12th-early 13th century
1995.402Cast bronze with relief decorationDiameter: 10.6 cm (4 3/16 in.); Overall: 0.9 x 0.3 cm (3/8 x 1/8 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Square Mirror with Felicitous Message
China, Song dynasty
1995.372BronzeOverall: 0.7 x 16 cm (1/4 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Small Erotic Mirror
China, Yuan dynasty
1995.391BronzeDiameter: 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 1 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Dragons Pattern
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.274BronzeDiameter: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Concentric Circles and Linked Arcs
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.309BronzeDiameter: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.); Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with a Tortoise Knob and Magpies
Japan, Edo
1995.398BronzeDiameter: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Paired Phoenixes
China, Eastern Han dynasty (25-220) - Western Jin dynasty
1995.315BronzeDiameter: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with a Square Band, Four Nipples, and Grass Leaf Motifs
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.287BronzeDiameter: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.); Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Concentric Circles and Linked Arcs
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.307BronzeDiameter: 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.); Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces and Angular Meanders
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.271BronzeDiameter: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.); Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples, Quasi-Dragons, and Birds
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.313BronzeDiameter: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.); Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); Rim: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Handle, Decorated with a Butterfly and Blooming Peony
Japan, Edo
1995.400BronzeDiameter: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.); Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Dragon Design
China, unknown
1995.390BronzeDiameter: 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.); Rim: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee©
Square Mirror with Floral and Coin Motifs
China, Liao dynasty (916-1125) - Song dynasty
1995.371BronzeOverall: 0.5 x 10.5 cm (3/16 x 4 1/8 in.); Rim: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Hexafoil Mirror with Floral Interlaces, a Phoenix, and Running Animals
China, Tang dynasty
1995.347BronzeDiameter: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Narrative Mirror with Handle
China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234) - Yuan dynasty
1995.384BronzeDiameter: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.); Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Dragon Mirror
China, Ming dynasty
1995.377BronzeDiameter: 14.1 cm (5 9/16 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 1 cm (3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Leaves
Eastern Anatolia or Northern Mesopotamia, 12th-13th century
1995.403BronzeDiameter: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Concentric Circles
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.310BronzeDiameter: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in.); Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Continuous Arcs and Quasi- Dragons
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.273BronzeDiameter: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.); Overall: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.); Rim: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Lobed Mirror with Shaluo Tree
China, Northern Song dynasty
1995.380BronzeDiameter: 14.7 cm (5 13/16 in.); Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Concentric Circles
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.312BronzeDiameter: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.); Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.269BronzeDiameter: 18.2 cm (7 3/16 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples, Quasi-Dragons, and Birds
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.308BronzeDiameter: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Clouds and Nebulae
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.289BronzeDiameter: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.); Overall: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Quatrefoil, Paired Phoenixes, and Auspicious Animals
China, Eastern Han dynasty (25-220) - Western Jin dynasty
1995.316BronzeDiameter: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.); Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); Rim: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Nipples, Quasi-Dragons, and Birds
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.311BronzeDiameter: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.); Overall: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Qilin
China, Eastern Han dynasty
1995.321BronzeDiameter: 10.7 cm (4 3/16 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Deities and Animals Surrounded by Rings of Squares and...
China, Eastern Han dynasty (25-220) ?
1995.325BronzeDiameter: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.); Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Octafoil Mirror with Avian and Floral Motifs
China, Five dynasties
1995.394BronzeDiameter: 13.8 cm (5 7/16 in.); Overall: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with a Square Band, Four Nipples, and Grass Leaf Motifs
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.284BronzeDiameter: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Concentric Circles and Linked Arcs
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.292BronzeDiameter: 14.1 cm (5 9/16 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
TLV Mirror with Eight Nipples
Japan, 4th-5th Century
1995.293BronzeDiameter: 12.3 cm (4 13/16 in.); Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Animal-and-Grape Mirror
China, Tang dynasty
1995.352BronzeDiameter: 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Three Dragons
China, Jin dynasty
1995.387BronzeDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Animal-and-Grape Mirror
China, Jin dynasty
1995.392BronzeDiameter: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Quatrefoil, Four Nipples, Animals, and Birds
China, Western Han dynasty
1995.302BronzeDiameter: 17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces and Angular Meanders
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period
1995.272BronzeDiameter: 17.9 cm (7 1/16 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0