A group of six archaic bronze mirrors
Warring States to Western Han dynasty
The first from the Warring States era, cast with a so-called feather pattern and four petals bracketing a small center knob; the next five from Western Han period: a mirror with a simple continuous-arc pattern framing a thick ring encircling a center knob, a small mirror cast with cloud-and-thunderbolt design against a finely patterned ground, and three large mirrors with the 'four dragon' design, one with an additional band of six feline-shaped animals.
4 3/8 to 7in (11.1 to 17.7cm) diameters
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