Mirror with Lobed RimArtist(s)KoreanArtist NationalityKorean (culture or style)Object Creation Date12th centuryMedium & SupportbronzeDimensions
5 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 5/16 in. (12.9 x 12.9 x 0.7 cm)Credit LineGift of Bruce and Inta Hasenkamp and Museum purchase made possible by Elder and Mrs. Sang-Yong NamPhysical Description
This is an eight-lobed bronze mirror in a dark green or blackish green hue. It is divided into two registers by eightlobed ridge, first of which is decorated with floral scrolls. The inner register has two cranes encircling the suspension loop in the center with their wings extended and facing each other. This object may be compared to other crane-patterned mirrors excavated from the Geumcheon-dong tomb site in Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do Province.
[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017), 241]
Primary Object Classification Metalwork Primary Object TypemirrorCollection AreaAsianRights
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