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Bronze hand mirror with handle, ginger crest, Japan 19th century

Bronze hand mirror with handle, ginger crest, Japan 19th century


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1370065

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Midsize yellowish brown bronze mirror with handle. One side polished to a shiny, mirroring surface, the other side decorated in cast, low relief, with two abstracted flowering ginger shoots, laid in a circle. Nice bold design. Probably a family crest (unidentified). Inscribed on the left in very low relief: Tenkaichi Fujiwara Iesato. Japan, Edo period, early 19th century.

H 10-7/8 in.; diam. 7-1/8 in.

Mirror surface discolored and with a few nicks and small scratches, back with three superficial corrosion spots.