Mirror Back with Birds and Animals in Repoussé


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207

Originally attached to the back of a bronze mirror, this silver disk is richly decorated with fantastic birds and felines frolicking amid lotus tendrils against a background finely stippled with a punch ring.

Mirror Back with Birds and Animals in Repoussé, Silver, China

Due to rights restrictions, this image cannot be enlarged, viewed at full screen, or downloaded.

Open Access

As part of the Met's Open Access policy, you can freely copy, modify and distribute this image, even for commercial purposes.


Public domain data for this object can also be accessed using the Met's Open Access API.