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Mirror

Period:
Kamakura period (1185–1333)
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diam. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Mirrors
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.215.21
Not on view
[ G. Kitanaka , Kyoto, until 1925; sold to MMA]
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