Donation of Japanese mirrors gives glimpse into Sino-Japanese history — CGTN

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— by Ding Siyue: An exhibition featuring Japanese-style bronze mirrors is underway at Tsinghua University Art Museum in Beijing.

Seventy-four exquisite Japanese-style bronze mirrors are on display, all donated to the museum by Tsinghua University alumnus Wang Ganghuai.

The mirrors demonstrate a range of academic disciplines. But not to be overlooked is how they reflect a long history of cultural connections between China and Japan.   Generally speaking, Japanese mirrors are divided into three types: the Han-imitation style, the Tang-imitation style, and the purely Japanese style…

Image courtesy of Tsinghua University Art Museum

May 3, 2019 — 09:09


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