Lot 89: A SILVERED BRONZE MIRROR
December 8, 2016
Prague 1, Czech RepublicLive Auction
The back side of this circular mirror is divided into three bands. The narrow band around the rim is adorned with a twig motif, that creeps to the adjacent wide band decorated with grapevines and birds. The vines also extend into the central area with a handle in the middle and four animals floating around it.
China, Tang Dynasty (618-906). Diameter 12 cm.