Mirror with molded cyclical date (perhaps 1287 or 1347)

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At A Glance

  • Period

    13th-14th century (1227, 1287 or 1347)
  • Geography

    Korea
  • Material

    Bronze
  • Dimension

    Diam x D: 15.6 x 0.8 cm (6 1/8 x 5/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1915.62
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1915.62

Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1915
    Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1915 [1]
    From 1915 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1915 [2]
    From 1920
    The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Bronze List, S.I. 555, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Korea
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Mirror
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