249. A silver coloured bronze mirror
A silver coloured bronze mirror
Tang dynasty, 618-907
The rim scalloped, central knob surrounded by four qilin and lotus flowers, the octagonal eight-lobed rim with insects and flowers.
Diam. 17.5 cm
Private collection, The Netherlands since 1979.
W. Watson, The Arts of China to AD 900, New Haven/London, 1995, page 245, ill. 396 for a comparable mirror
€ 4.000 - 5.000