Asian Art

Mirror with Four Birds

4th–3rd century B.C.E.

High-tin bronze

3/8 x 4 3/4 in. (0.95 x 12.07 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1953.27.28
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Eastern Zhou, Warring States Period (475–221 B.C.E.)
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
China
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Moore Collection #1031

Bibliography: 

Bernard Karlgren, Huai and Han (Stockholm: Ostasiatiska samlingarna, 1941), no. D-13.

Thomas Dexel, Les bronzes chinois (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1958).

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