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A large 'TLV' silvered bronze mirror
Western Han or Xin interregnum, 1st Century AD
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 3,600 USD
JUMP TO LOT
91
A large 'TLV' silvered bronze mirror
Western Han or Xin interregnum, 1st Century AD
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 3,600 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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A large 'TLV' silvered bronze mirror
Western Han or Xin interregnum, 1st Century AD
cast with twelve small studs alternating with characters within a square around the central knop, enclosed by eight further studs against a ground of striding dragons and mythical beasts outlined in low relief and interspersed by 'T', 'L' and 'V' symbols, all encircled by a further inscription in seal script and borders of triangles and cloud scrolls
7 3/8 in., 18.7 cm
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Exhibited

Chase Galleries, Chicago, no. A206 (label).

Catalogue Note

Compare a similar bronze 'TLV' mirror illustrated in Circles of Reflection: The Carter Collection of Chinese Bronze Mirrors, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 2000, pl. 3, cat.no. 28.

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York