In ancient times, bronze mirrors were closely related to people's daily life and were indispensable utensils for people's life. At the same time, they were exquisite handicrafts, well-made, beautiful in shape, gorgeous in patterns and rich in inscriptions. Is our country ancient cultural heritage treasure. The difficulty of bronze mirror, in addition to the difficulty of its own production technology, but also its accumulation of thousands of years without losing the charm of the bones. A thousand gold is easy to get, and a beautiful mirror is hard to get. In the course of its long development, the bronze mirror of ancient China reflects its unique art history, cultural history and wonderful charm.
The bronze mirror is the life appliance of the ancients, which began in Shang and Zhou dynasties, prevailed in Han Dynasty, popular in Tang and Song dynasties, and declined in Ming and Qing dynasties. It has a history of three thousand years. Bronze mirrors pay special attention to decorative display, so it is also a very important display in ancient rooms. Especially in the Han Dynasty, the bronze mirror decoration content is very rich, the most important ornaments are four gods, animals, five spirits, geometry, flowers, auspicious pictures, and so on, and the most mysterious connotation is the milk nail bronze mirror.
Because there are milk nail lines on the copper mirror, it is called milk nail copper mirror. This breast nail copper mirror, this copper mirror, round button, outside the button seat for a round lattice, round lattice square arrangement of milk nails. The breast nail grain is rich in connotation and symbolizes the cosmic schema: the mirror button represents the center of the universe, the circle outside the button seat represents the earth; the round extra breast nail represents the pillar supporting the sky cover; the circular mirror represents the sky. The whole composition, take the meaning of the circle of heaven. Heaven and earth auspicious, so there is the function of exorcism. Milk nail bronze mirror, meaning auspicious, auspicious to avoid harm; large, extraordinary style. For the rich, elegant and luxurious things. Not the average family can own. Having it can bring good luck, well-being and happiness to the whole family.
This milk nail bronze mirror, diameter :9.2 cm, weight :156 g, the overall composition is delicate, the moral is more auspicious, good luck and avoid harm, extraordinary style, for the rich, elegant and luxurious things, not ordinary people can have. It is a very rare collection with high historical value and worth collecting.
Tang Taizong Li Shimin once said :" with copper as the mirror, you can correct the crown; with history as the mirror, you can know the rise and fall; the mirror, you can gain and lose ". Although bronze mirror has withdrawn from the historical stage and was replaced by glass mirror, its artistic value is still not to be underestimated, and its historical value is irreplaceable.