243. A bronze mirror
A bronze mirror
Ming dynasty, 16th/17th century
The reverse side with the characters xi, sheng, gui, zi each within a square.
Diam. 16.4 cm
Private collection, The Netherlands since 1979
T. Nakano, Bronze Mirrors from Ancient China, Donald H. Graham Jr. Collection, Hong Kong, 1994, page 282-283 for a comparable mirror