Mirror with dragon, cassia tree, and pavilion design

Historical period(s)
Goryeo period, 11th-12th century
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
Diam x D: 21.5 x 1 cm (8 7/16 x 3/8 in)
Geography
Korea
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1917.301
On View Location
Freer Gallery 14: Rediscovering Korea's Past
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Mirror
Type

Mirror

Keywords
building, casting, figure, Goryeo period (918 - 1392), Korea, landscape
Provenance

To 1917Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1917 [1]From 1917 to 1919Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1917 [2]From 1920The Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]Notes:[1] Undated folder sheet note. See S.I. 1264, Appendix VIII, 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.

Previous Owner(s)

Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References

Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 8.3, p. 142.

Collection Area(s)
Korean Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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