Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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round mirror with handle
  • Japan
  • round mirror with handle, mid 1600s–mid 1700s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • bronze
  • Gift of Polly Bales
  • Not on display
  • 2013.0278
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Round, handled mirror with a relief of two Chinese characters, ‘高砂’ (Takasago, the female pine tree spirit at Takasago bay), and a pine tree, bamboo, cranes, and a turtle.