Mirror depicting a Dragon and Striped Beast
Unidentified Han Dynasty maker, Chinese, 206 BCE - 220 CE
Han Dynasty, 202 BCE-220 CE
Overall: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H
Place Made: China, East Asia, Asia
Personal Gear: Mirror
Not on view
CHIN 52, Readings in Classical Chinese: Daoist Philosophical Texts, Sarah Allan, Spring 2015
Evelyn Annenberg Friede Jaffe Hall (1911-2005) and William B. Jaffe (1904-1972), New York; given to present collection, 1964.
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