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Mirror with cosmic designs and inscriptions
Place of Origin: China
Historical Period: Western Han period (206 BCE-9 CE)
Materials: Bronze
Dimensions: H. 1/8 in x Diam. 5 3/8 in
Credit Line: The Avery Brundage Collection
Department: Chinese Art
Collection: Metal Arts
Object Number: B66B21
On Display: No

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Label: 皁漢梮浻癵日之光天下大榃浨文氟
Inscription. The eight characters, two on each of the central square, read, when the sunlight is visible, the world is greatly illuminated. 癵日之光天下大榃

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Inscriptions: Inscription. The eight characters, two on each of the central square, read, when the sunlight is visible, the world is greatly illuminated
Exhibition History: "Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens the Past", May 18 - September 2, 2012
Label: 皁漢梮浻癵日之光天下大榃浨文氟
Inscription. The eight characters, two on each of the central square, read, when the sunlight is visible, the world is greatly illuminated. 癵日之光天下大榃
Inscriptions: Inscription. The eight characters, two on each of the central square, read, when the sunlight is visible, the world is greatly illuminated
Exhibition History: "Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens the Past", May 18 - September 2, 2012
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