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Mirror, Hand, F46.528

Physical Description

A large circular brass mirror. Inscribed with four sets of Chinese characters.

Research Notes

"Zhuangyuan Jidi"[ described or celebrated the fact that the one concerned had won as the top student in a national exam to be an official ] Zhuangyuan means the one who wins the highest score in a National examination to be recruited as an official who also successfully passed a "palace interview" by the emperor and listed as the top. Jidi means "reach the level". —Delphi Fang

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 13 x 200 x 200mm

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