The Burke Collection
Mirror with handle
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Catalogue information

Edo period, 1661–72

Bronze with black and red lacquer and silver maki-e

Diam. 13.6 cm (5 3/8 in.); l. of handle, 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Donated to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


Murase 1993, no. 68
Murase, Miyeko
Jewel Rivers: Japanese Art from the Burke Collection. Exh. cat. Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Art.

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Murase 2000, no. 124.
Murase, Miyeko
Bridge of Dreams: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection of Japanese Art. Exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Additional details


Number one under the Heaven, Inbe no Kami