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Asian Art

Mirror with a Bird

3rd–4th century C.E.

Black bronze

3 1/4 in. (8.26 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1953.27.30
Geography: 
China
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Western Jin dynasty (265–316 c.e.)
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Ton-ying and Company, New York, 1922; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 10, no. 12, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.