Japanese bronze hand mirror from the Meiji period.
- 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.
- With relief designs depicting flora with cranes and a turtle, and displayed on a custom stand.
Patina commensurate with age and handling.
Light marks to stand.
Height: 10.5 inches / 26.67 cm
Width: 6.5 inches / 16.51 cm
Depth: 3 inches / 7.62 cm
Bronze, Powdercoated Metal
Asian Decorative Arts