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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 257–276.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Kin Sum (Sammy) Li Abstract In approximately 300 bce , a new method was developed in the design and manufacturing technologies of the bronze mirror production industry in China that changed the ways in which producers cast mirrors. This article utilizes four mirrors as examples to illustrate...
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Archives of Asian Art (2022) 72 (1): 1–53.
Published: 01 April 2022
... monochrome works. In recent years, however, many varieties of bronzes have been unearthed with polychrome ornamentation including sacrificial vessels, figural sculptures, mirrors, lamps, weapons, and personal ornaments. This article summarizes and interprets the current evidence for painting on early Chinese...
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Archives of Asian Art (2001) 52 (1): 121–127.
Published: 01 April 2001
... on Medieval Calligraphy, vol. 18 (1964), pp. 13-25; The "Snowscap e" Attributed to Chinese Bronze Mirrors, vol. 39 (1986), pp. 62-70. Chu-jan, vol. 24 (197o-1971), pp. 6-22; Figures in Landscape, vol. 42 Cammann, Schuyler. Ming Festival Symbols, vol. 7 (1953), pp. 66-70; (1989), pp. 62...
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Figure 3. Mirror, ca. 300 bce , recovered from Hunan Changsha Datong Xiaoxue M2 (hereafter referred to as the “Datong Xiaoxue mirror”). Bronze, diam. 11.4 cm. Currently housed in the Changsha Museum, zongzhanghao 4817, fenleihao 1B313. Photograph: author. More
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Figure 5. Mirror, ca. 300 bce , recovered from Hunan Changsha Deyacun Guofang Keji Daxue M4 (hereafter referred to as the “Guokeda M4 mirror”). Bronze, diam. 15.2 cm. Currently housed in the Changsha Museum, zongzhanghao 1429; fenleihao 1B102. Photograph: author. More
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Published: 01 October 2017
Figure 4. Mirror, ca. 300 bce , recovered from Hunan Changsha Deyacun Guofang Keji Daxue M5 (hereafter referred to as the “Guokeda M5 mirror”). Bronze, diam. 11.4 cm. Currently housed in the Changsha Museum, z ongzhanghao 1411, fenleihao 1B0092. Photograph: author. More
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Figure 21. Mirror (with details), ca. 300 bce , recovered from Changsha Jianshe Yinhang M1. Bronze, diam. 11.1 cm. Currently housed in the Changsha Museum, zongzhanghao 17142, fenleihao unknown. Photograph: author. More
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Figure 23. Mirror (with details), ca. 300 bce , recovered from Changsha Sheng Dianliju M3. Bronze, diam. 13.4 cm. Currently housed in the Changsha Museum, zongzhanghao 1335, fenleihao 1B174. Photograph: author. More
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 121–154.
Published: 01 October 2019
... into material culture, producing two texts on textile decoration and bronze mirrors that would be published in the late 1950s by the Chinese Traditional Art Publishing House, a short-lived venture of the early People's Republic. 53 While art-historical accounts attribute Pang's turn to the history...
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 25. Mirror, Warring States period, 480–221 bce . Excavated 1986–1987 from Baoshan tomb 1, Jingmen, Hubei province. Bronze with red, yellow, and gold lacquer, diam. 19.7 cm, th. .2 cm. Reproduced by permission of Cultural Relics Press. More
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (1): 37–61.
Published: 01 April 2021
... the biographical approach to examine the Onoe bell reveals how attitudes and reception have changed over a span of many generations. In employing the biographical approach to a prehistoric bronze mirror, Joy stated: “The life of an object does not necessarily follow a linear pattern. After its creation an object...
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Figure 7. Mirror, ca. 300 bce , recovered from Hunan Yiyang Liangshiju Gongdi M58 (hereafter referred to as the “Yiliangdi mirror”). Bronze, diam. 15.5 cm (author's measurement). Currently housed in the Yiyang Museum, zongzhanghao 004780, fenleihao KT556. ( Left ) From Yiyang Shi Wenwu More
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Figure 26. Square two-layer lattice mirror, Warring States period, 480–221 bce . Excavated in 1993 from Guodian tomb 1, Jingmen, Hubei province. Bronze with red and black lacquer, l. of each side 11 cm, th. .3 cm. Reproduced by permission of Cultural Relics Press. More
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Figure 44. Detail of a mirror with painted narrative scenes, Western Han dynasty, 202 bce –9 ce . Excavated in 1983 from the king of Nanyue's tomb, Guangzhou city, Guangzhou province. Bronze with polychrome paint, diam. 41 cm, thickness at the rim .5 cm. Reproduced by permission of Cultural More
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Figure 34. Mirror with figural and vegetal motifs. Western Han dynasty, 202 bce –9 ce . Recovered in 2009 from Wangjiadun township, Fugu county, Shaanxi province. Bronze with polychrome paints, diam. 15.8 cm, w. 224 g. Yulin University Northern Shaanxi History and Culture Museum. Illustration More
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Archives of Asian Art (2003) 53 (1): 7–25.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Donald F. McCallum Copyright © Asia Society 2003 A Standing Kannon in the Tokyo National Museum DONALD E MCCALLUM UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES INTRODUCTION One of the most beautiful pieces of Buddhist sculpture in East Asia is a small gilt-bronze...
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Figure 33. Mirror with figural and floral motifs, Western Han dynasty, 202 bce –9 ce . Excavated in 1963 from Hongmiaocun, Xi'an, Shaanxi province. Bronze with polychrome paints, diam. 28 cm, th. .4 cm, wt. 1.47 kg. Xi'an Municipal Administrative Office for Cultural Relics. Reproduced More
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 191–214.
Published: 01 October 2018
... figures. H. 2 ft. 4½ in., L. 3 ft. 7¼ in. Victoria and Albert Museum (from the Summer Palace) 4.4 15. 漢鏡 [Mirror, Han dynasty] 直徑九寸八分一 [Diam. 9 1/8 in.] 16. 元梵文鏡 [Mirror with Sanskrit inscription, Yuan dynasty] 直徑三寸半 [Diam. 3½ in.]  中國美術品 [Chinese art object] 鏤金器 [Bronze object] 1:4 Bronze, figs. 60...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 April 2014
... to Kholapur in Maharashtra (Fig. 1).6 Most relevant are Indo-Roman trade, another major cross-cultural corridor the finds of Mediterranean bronzes in the Brahmapuri open at the time connected the Deccan Plateau to the hoard of Kolhapur, as they epitomize the Indic appre- Kushan regions of the northwest...
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Archives of Asian Art (2004) 54 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Mary Beth Coffman Heston Copyright © Asia Society 2004 Powerful Bodies: "Kerala Style" Bronzes and Thinking about a Regional Style' MARY BETH COFFMAN HESTON COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON Power is manifest when it is exercised in a particular body in a particular context...