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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 51–94.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Tom Suchan Copyright © Asia Society 2006 The Cliff Sculpture of Stone-Gate Mountain: A Mirror of Religious Eclecticism in the Art of Twelfth-Century Sichuan tom suchan...
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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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Published: 01 October 2017
Figure 15. Views of the central vertical band on the Guokeda M4 mirror. More
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Figure 33. A set of main motifs cropped from the Yiliangdi mirror More
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Figure 17. Shrine of ‘Abdullah ibn Mu‘awiyah, mirrored calligraphy. Photograph: Hamed Sayyadshahri. More
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Figure 18. Shrine of ‘Abdullah ibn Mu‘awiyah, mirrored calligraphy. Photograph: Hamed Sayyadshahri. More
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Figure 9. Image of the Guokeda M5 mirror superimposed over that of the Datong Xiaoxue mirror. More
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Figure 18. Eight sections of the Guokeda M4 mirror (possible pad models). More
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Figure 22. Detail of the bottom part of the Jianshe Yinhang mirror illustrated in Figure 21 . Photograph: author. The image at bottom left is the component model from the Guokeda M4 mirror (see Figure 13 ). More
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Published: 01 April 2022
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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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 45. Line drawing of the mirror depicted in Figure 44. Redrawn by Katia Barrios, after Guangzhou shi wenwu guanli weiyuan hui et al., Xi Han Nanyue wang mu , 86, fig. 58. More
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Figure 24. Details of the Sheng Dianliju M3 mirror illustrated in Figure 23 . Photograph: author. More
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Figure 32. Ropelike motifs cropped from the Yiliangdi mirror. The red ellipsis highlights the number of stripes on each of the two left motifs. More
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Figure 6. Rubbing of the Guokeda M4 mirror illustrated in Figure 5 . From Changsha Shi Bowuguan, Chufeng Hanyun , 3, fig. 1. More
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Figure 13. ( Left ) The Guokeda M4 mirror. ( Right ) Units D4 and E4 are enlarged, while unit E4 is rotated 180 degrees. The central part of each unit has three horizontal rows of granules, with six granules in each row. More granules are scattered at the edge between the central part granules More
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Figure 17. Four empty bands on the Guokeda M4 mirror, as indicated by four red arrows. 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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Figure 25. Comparison of one unit of the Yiliangdi mirror ( top right ; see Figure 7 ) with unit D4 of the Guokeda M4 mirror ( top left ; see Figure 13 ). Unit E4 (bottom left) was rotated to the same orientation as well. More
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Figure 24. Mirror, Warring States period, 480–221 bce . Excavated in 1956 from Changtaiguan tomb 1, Xinyang, Henan province. Bronze with red, black, and silver lacquer, diam. 14 cm, th. .12 cm. Redrawn by Katia Barrios, after Fu Juyou, “Chunqiu Zhanguo Handai de tezhong gongyi jing (xia),” 16 More