Wuzidengke Bronze Mirror
Diameter: 17.5 cm
Wuzi dengke was originally a Chinese folk proverb, which originated from a folk story. It is said that during the later zhou period of the five dynasties, there was a man named dou yujun in yanshan prefecture.Dou yujun himself enjoyed an eighty-two year old life and never died.When the dynasty taishi feng road for his poem cloud: "yanshan dou ten lang, have righteousness.An old Chinese toon, five fragrant branches of cinnamon.""The three character classic" has: "dou yanshan, have righteousness, teach five children, name all Yang" sentence to praise him, teach children to study hard, the father also want to teach children well.Wuzi dengke later became a traditional auspicious pattern in China, expressing the expectation that their children would be as successful as dou yujun's five sons.
The copper mirror has a diameter of 17.5cm and a weight of 405.8g. The bronze mirror has a thick and natural cladding and is made of bronze. The knob of the bronze mirror is papillate and the edge of the two-wheel mirror is double.And the bronze mirror, meaning very good, "wuzi deng ke" refers to the story of dou yujun who taught his son well in the later weeks and his five sons successively passed the imperial examinations.Cast on the bronze mirror, become an auspicious symbol, blessing every owner of the prosperity of the lintel, official developed.A really good collection must be of high artistic and historical significance, while bronze mirrors have both artistic value and humanistic connotation.
Bronze mirror is a continuation and unique scenery of Chinese bronze casting history.However, after the spring and autumn period and the warring states period, the bronze wares gradually declined and were replaced by the more advanced productive forces representing iron wares. However, the manufacture and use of bronze mirrors did not decline.It can be said that ancient bronze mirrors are independent and self-formed in the large families of bronze culture, or the continuation of bronze culture.
The bronze mirror is well made, beautiful in form, ornate in pattern and rich in inscriptions, which is the treasure of ancient Chinese bronze art and culture heritage.In ancient times, bronze mirrors were closely related to People's Daily life and were indispensable living utensils.Bronze mirrors are exquisite works of art.Moreover, bronze mirrors play a very important role in archaeological research. Bronze mirrors in different historical periods have their own characteristics. Therefore, bronze mirrors have high market value and high collection value.