Japanese Edo Hand Mirror

19th Century

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600 USD

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Description

Bronze hand mirror with a traditional design from the Edo period on a custom stand.

  • Mirrors were once rare and expensive objects, taking on religious, magical and artistic functions. Even today, the mirror of goddess Amaterasu enshrined at Ise is the most sacred object in Japan.
  • Signed on a raised geometric ground with a mythical beast running beneath a cherry blossom branch.
Condition Report
Revive
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Like New

Heavy patina commensurate with age and handling.

Dimensions
Height: 10 inches / 25.4 cm
Width: 5 inches / 12.7 cm
Depth: 3 inches / 7.62 cm
Materials
Bronze, Powdercoated Metal
Decorative Style
Asian Decorative Arts
Country of Origin
Japan
SKU

C8VPB

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