Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • China
  • mirror, 1800s
  • Where object was made: China
  • bronze, casting
  • Object Length/Width: 27 x 17.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 10 5/8 x 6 7/8 in
  • Gift of Professor and Mrs. Douglas Hyland
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0206

This is a round mirror of polished bronze with a handle. The back is decorated with a landscape showing a bridge over water, a tree in the foreground, three fir trees, and rooftops peeking out from behind the trees. There are Chinese characters on the facing right side and a pomegranate at the top in a circle.