Former Kagami Mirror Japanese Metal Bronze Era XIX Century
Ancient kagami mirror Japanese metal bronze era 19th century. Diameter: 13.5 cm, height: 22.5 cm. The kagami are Japanese metal mirrors, with a polished face and always a little convex, so that the images are scaled and a face decorated by engraving, moulding or inlaying of gold or silver. These mirrors are the ancestors of today's mirrors. They were used until the middle of xix. The peoples of the far east, the Chinese and the Japanese, did not know any mirrors other than the metal mirrors. The oldest mirrors found in Japan date from the Yayoi era. A period of Japanese history extending from -400 B. More precisely it seems that the oldest copies date back to -300 B. The first mirrors used in Japan came from China.
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This item is in the category "art, antiques\furnishings, decoration of the xxe\art nouveau\miroirs". The seller is "egoimago" and is located in this country: en. This item can be shipped to the following country: whole world.
- style: oriental
- frame material: metal, bamboo, fabrics