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Creator Nationality: Asian; Far East Asian; Chinese
Creator Name-CRT: China, Transitional-early Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
Title: Mirror with T L V and Dragon Pattern
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: -20
Creation End Date: -10
Creation Date: 2nd Century BC
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Metalwork
Materials and Techniques: bronze
Dimensions: Diameter: 14.1cm
Inscriptions: In great joy and fortune,May you obtain your heart's desire.Through thousands of autumns and myriad years,May you live a lasting life.
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1995.283
Credit Line: Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee
Provenance: Thomas and Martha Carter, Madison, WI
Style or Period: early Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
Context: TLV Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces,late 2nd century bcChina, Western Han dynasty (206 bc-ad 8)CMA 1995.283[Cat. no. 24]Inscription:In great joy and fortune,May you obtain your heart's desire.Through thousands of autumns and myriad years,May you live a lasting life.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1995.283
AMICA Library Year: 2001
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Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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