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Nine Chinese bronze mirrors from the Todd Collection

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1700   item# 1292332

Nine Chinese bronze mirrors from the Todd Collection
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Offered here are nine Chinese bronze mirrors (items 1292323-1292331) of special provenance: all are from the Oliver J. Todd (1880-1974) collection of 1,000 bronze mirrors which Todd acquired in China in the early 20th century. From his collection of 1,000 bronze mirrors, Todd selected 429 representative examples for publication in “Chinese Bronze Mirrors / A Study Based on The Todd Collection of 1,000 Bronze Mirrors Found in the Five Northern Provinces of Suiyuan, Shensi, Shansi, Honan and Ho ...click for details


Handled mirror, inscription: Todd Collection No. 131

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1492   item# 1292331

Handled mirror, inscription: Todd Collection No. 131
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This is one of nine Chinese bronze mirrors of good provenance offered together, all of which were collected by Oliver Julian Todd (1880-1974), a civil engineer working in the northern central interior provinces of China during the early 20th century. This mirror appears as No. 131 (p. 139) in “Chinese Bronze Mirrors / A Study Based on The Todd Collection of 1,000 Bronze Mirrors Found in the Five Northern Provinces of Suiyuan, Shensi, Shansi, Honan and Hopei, China” (Peking 1935) by Milan Ruper ...click for details


Sea animals & grapes bronze mirror; Todd Collection 158

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000   item# 1292330

Sea animals & grapes bronze mirror; Todd Collection 158
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This is one of nine Chinese bronze mirrors of good provenance offered together, all of which were collected by Oliver Julian Todd (1880-1974), a civil engineer working in the northern central interior provinces of China during the early 20th century. This mirror was catalogued as No. 158 (p. 150) in “Chinese Bronze Mirrors / A Study Based on The Todd Collection of 1,000 Bronze Mirrors Found in the Five Northern Provinces of Suiyuan, Shensi, Shansi, Honan and Hopei, China” (Peking 1935) by Milan ...click for details


Song mirror “heng xie Sun Dian”: Todd Collection No.280

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1492   item# 1292329

Song mirror “heng xie Sun Dian”: Todd Collection No.280
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鏡晴換包店孫接橫 This is one of nine Chinese bronze mirrors of good provenance offered together, all of which were collected by Oliver Julian Todd (1880-1974), a civil engineer working in the northern central interior provinces of China during the early 20th century. This mirror was catalogued as No. 280, p. 197 in “Chinese Bronze Mirrors / A Study Based on The Todd Collection of 1,000 Bronze Mirrors Found in the Five Northern Provinces of Suiyua ...click for details


A twin carp handled mirror, Jin dynasty: Todd Collection No. 370

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1492   item# 1292328

A twin carp handled mirror, Jin dynasty: Todd Collection No. 370
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This is one of nine Chinese bronze mirrors of good provenance offered together, all of which were collected by Oliver Julian Todd (1880-1974), a civil engineer working in the northern central interior provinces of China during the early 20th century. This mirror was catalogued as No. 370, p. 232 in “Chinese Bronze Mirrors / A Study Based on The Todd Collection of 1,000 Bronze Mirrors Found in the Five Northern Provinces of Suiyuan, Shensi, Shansi, Honan and Hopei, China” (Peking 1935) by Milan ...click for details


A Ming handled mirror with dragons: Todd Collection 377

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1700   item# 1292325

A Ming handled mirror with dragons: Todd Collection 377
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This is one of nine Chinese bronze mirrors of good provenance offered together, all of which were collected by Oliver Julian Todd (1880-1974), a civil engineer working in the northern central interior provinces of China during the early 20th century. This mirror was catalogued as No. 377, p. 234 in “Chinese Bronze Mirrors / A Study Based on The Todd Collection of 1,000 Bronze Mirrors Found in the Five Northern Provinces of Suiyuan, Shensi, Shansi, Honan and Hopei, China” (Peking 1935) by Milan ...click for details


佛劍正邪 Miniature mirror; Todd Collection

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000   item# 1292323

佛劍正邪 Miniature mirror; Todd Collection
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Tang dynasty or earlier. This is one of nine Chinese bronze mirrors of good provenance offered together, all of which were collected by Oliver Julian Todd (1880-1974), an important civil engineer working in the northern central interior provinces of China during the early 20th century. A miniature 'white' bronze mirror with cast handle, having a steeply concave reflective side and bearing syncretic inscriptions on the reverse. The prominent central character on this mirror (untranslated) ...click for details


A medium-sized Italian 17th/18th Century bronze mortar

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Bronze: Pre 1800   item# 1243776

A medium-sized Italian 17th/18th Century bronze mortar
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Sold. Greensboro, North Carolina 

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A Rinpa style finely worked bronze tray, Edo period

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1194873

A Rinpa style finely worked bronze tray, Edo period
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$360.00 

18/19th Century, Edo (Tokugawa) period (1603-1867). A small rectangular bronze tray in the highly decorative Rinpa style with a dark brown patina and very meticulous detailing, having a defined lip, indented corners, curved walls and four recessed and tiny pad feet, the exterior plain with an elaborately decorated interior. The inside walls are adorned with four rows of hachured lines or herringbone-like pattern, punctuated by eight medallions, possibly kamon or crests, placed asymmetrically, ...click for details


A bronze Buddha head, Lop Buri style, circa 13th C.

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1492   item# 1191585

A bronze Buddha head, Lop Buri style, circa 13th C.
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Sold. Tokyo, Japan. 

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Nan-ten (Nandina) Edo bronze mirror by Fujiwara

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 1190064

Nan-ten (Nandina) Edo bronze mirror by Fujiwara
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$180.00 

This is the smaller of two late 19th C. Edo period (1603-1868) bronze mirrors produced at the famous Fujiwara workshop, from our extensive collection of Chinese and Japanese mirrors. The present example, rendered in the style of a traditional landscape painting, depicts an elegant stand of the bamboo-like Nandina or “Nan-ten” bush, ripe with clusters of winter berries, growing amidst a rocky slope descending from the right, and bearing a prominent four-character maker’s mark reading “Fujiwara K ...click for details


A Shisou marked silver inlaid bronze ding form censer

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1900   item# 1176011

A Shisou marked silver inlaid bronze ding form censer
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Sold. Hong Kong 

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A zitan lidded, silver inlaid bronze tripod censer

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1900   item# 1150707

A zitan lidded, silver inlaid bronze tripod censer
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Sold. Dallas, Texas 

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A Ming bronze mirror "biao qian" with intact silvering

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1700   item# 1149597

A Ming bronze mirror "biao qian" with intact silvering
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$288.00 

Ming dynasty (1368-1644); circa 15th century bronze mirror, the plain side retaining much of its original applied silvering, the decoration on back organized around the pierced central boss or knob, flanked on either side by a lotus pattern motif, each an inverted mirror image of the other, and a two-character inscription, above and below, the words reading “bao qian” meaning “treasure” and “mirror,” the word “qian” being an ancient word referring to bronze mirrors specifically, as well as the v ...click for details


A Tang Dynasty Bronze Mirror with Dogs & Grapevine

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre AD 1000   item# 1129010

A Tang Dynasty Bronze Mirror with Dogs & Grapevine
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Sold. Geneve, Switzerland 

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