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Mirror

Accession Number
1974/1.241

Title
Mirror

Artist(s)
Chinese

Artist Nationality
Chinese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1368-1644

Medium & Support
bronze

Dimensions
3 3/8 in. x 3 3/8 in. x 3/16 in. ( 8.6 cm x 8.6 cm x 0.4 cm )

Credit Line
The Oliver J. Todd Memorial Collection

Label copy
Inscription:
The full moon breaks through parting clouds;
Its radiance shining on purest silver.
Floating on high, as the jade disk sinks,
A thousand leagues rinsed clean in its light.
Trans. by Prof. Marty Parsons
Director, Center for Chinese Studies
UM History of Art Department

Primary Object Classification
Metalwork

Primary Object Type
mirror

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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