Lot 295: Jin Dyn (1115-1234) Chinese Bronze mirror,- Double Carp

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Description: Jin Dyn (1115-1234) Authentic Chinese Bronze mirror Double Carp Design. Jin Dynasty, 1115-1234. Diameter: 4 7/8 inches = 124 mm; Weight: 10 oz. = 240 g; Rim: raised: Mirror surface: concave: Knob 7 mm high, a hole is not visible because of oxidized metal: Inner section: 4 dragons, eating nipples. Metal: white bronze, nice patina: Double carp design. Double fish design was one of the auspicious symbols in use from the Han dynasty onwards. Among these, the carp, thought to transform into a dragon, carried a particular congratulatory meaning. It is usually combined with a lotus and scrollwork background to imply the water in which the fish swim. Examples of this design exist from the Jin, Yuan and Ming dynasties.
Condition: White bronze, nice patina, no defects;
Low Estimate: 2000;
High Estimate: 10000;
Original: Yes;
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