Four Directions Mirror

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    750-800 or 960-1279
  • Geography

  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 1.1 x 22.5 cm (7/16 x 8 7/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Previous custodian or owner

    Private Collection
  • Provenance

    To 1957
    Private collector. [1]
    From 1957
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from private collector through J. T. Tai & Co., New York, New York. [2]
    [1] In a letter from Jun Tsei Tai to the Freer Gallery of Art from January 30, 1957, J. T. Tai writes that the mirror "... belonged to a friend of mine, not me." See object file, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

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