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Small interesting inscribed Chinese bronze mirror w handle!

Small interesting inscribed Chinese bronze mirror w handle!


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre 1800: Item # 1380294
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Interesting bronze mirror which is either Chinese or Tibetan, dating to the later Ming-Qing Dynasty, 16th.-18th. century.

The mirror attractice, slightly concave, cast with letters on the handle and engraved on the back with writing and a buddhist figure. With fine green and brown patina. Size: 8,5 cm.

Provenance: The private collection of Niels Ove Andersen (1884-1949), bought on a railway travel to China in 1910 with the Danish-English company Robinson-Andersen, which traded in hides. According to family information, the mirror was found near Shanghai in a tomb.