Mirror with Six Bells

Historical period(s)
Kofun (Tumulus) period, 3rd-6th century
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
Diam x D: 14.6 x 1.7 cm (5 3/4 x 11/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1968.71
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Mirror
Type

Mirror

Keywords
casting, Japan, Kofun (Tumulus) Period (250 - 552 CE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 117, vol. 2, p. 182.
  • Masterpieces of Chinese and Japanese Art: Freer Gallery of Art handbook. Washington, 1976. p. 79.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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