Mirror Period: Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 220) Culture: China Medium: Bronze, lacquer patina
China Mirror (Jing) with Grapevines, Birds, and Lions, Middle Tang dynasty, about 700-800 Metalwork; bronze, Cast bronze
A Grey Jade Model Of Zhen Wu, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Photo Christies
A BRONZE 'FOUR ANIMALS' MIRROR HAN DYNASTY
A small silver stem cup, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)
Tang dinasty bronze mirror.
One of the Eight Immortals. 19th century, Qing dynasty (1644-1912). Soapstone Sculpture. China.
四方 唐鏡 錯金銀
Zhenmushou (Tomb Guardian Beast). Tang dynasty (618–907 CE); Painted and gilt earthenware, 65.7 x 30 cm. Unearthed 2009, Tomb M2, Fujiagou Village, Lingtai County, Gansu Province. Lingtai County Museum, Pingliang
Pan basin with dragon motif, Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BC). The surface of this basin is decorated with a coiled dragon, its head, an animal mask in the style of the late Shang period, protruding from the center. Around the rim of the basin are 'kuei' dragon, bird and fish motifs. Casting marks can be found on the reverse side, with traces of six join reinforcements located where the ring foot meets the underside of the vessel.