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Bronze mirror

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Mirror in bronze. Made in China, Han Dynasty.

Measurements:
diam: 7 1/4 in

Provenance:
Possibly Bluett & Sons, dealer; from whom purchased by William Burrell, 4 October 1912, £1.10.0; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.

Manuscript sources
Bluett & Sons, Sales Day Book 3/258, 4 October 1912, stock no. 0228: ‘Chinese mirror, bronze’.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1912 p.9: ‘A Chinese mirror. Bronze’.

What:
8_87, bronzes, mirrors

Who:
Dealer, Bluett & Sons

Dates:
Sold by Bluett & Sons 1912.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Han, 206 BC-AD 220

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