Social form, the Tang Dynasty was an unusually tolerant society, this tolerance is not only economic, political, cultural and other aspects of open, but also in the open ideas. Tang Dynasty rulers of speech control is loose, it can be said to create a more relaxed political environment. The relationship between the monarch and his subjects relative harmony, the free airing of good at take advice, or even take the initiative to encourage the subjects of the emperor of the plain speaking sometimes of. Although the Tang Dynasty respected Confucianism, but also allow the free dissemination of other doctrines, the Tang Dynasty is in fact practiced in Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism is compatible with the policy of diversification. Social life and social customs, but also introduced a greater degree of openness. One example is the zun (a wine bronze) with phoenix patterns on it is close to the original style of Zhou.
Holiday season as much as in the Tang Dynasty, more than at any other time in history, holidays, monarch manifested people or gang traveling, or feast drink, or Fu Yong remuneration to sing, or relatives and friends to fully enjoy life. I believe it is this tolerant and open, inclusive social climate, contributed to the full liberalization of the Tang Dynasty in the various aspects of art, promote the prosperity of the economy and culture of the Tang Dynasty bronze mirror design art reached the peak of the feudal dynasty. Wu state located in the south of the lower reaches of the Yangze River and itsbronze are orientated in thin walls and light body. Journal of Shandong University conclusion on the design of the Development of Chinese ancient bronze mirror, combing through the front, and on the design thinking of the typical prosperous period of the history of the development of two bronze mirror bronze mirror – Han Dynasty.
Tang Zhaoqing analysis may the following arguments: the important position of the religious consciousness of ancient bronze mirror design psychological accounts of ancient bronze mirror the shape of a circular appearance and the middle square decorated with simple cosmology of “hemispherical dome”; representative . Due to its huge and heavy body and gorgeous and ornate decorations, this bronze is so precious. Shidi pattern button “is the representative symbol of the early cosmology: Shidi pattern in the middle of the round, is a symbol of the canopy, four or eight Shidi pattern is the symbol of performance of the Quartet or the Octagon; four nipple and four God rules mirror represent the typical Taoist mysterious simple materialist view of the universe; the dominant position of the man of God theme in more than one dynasty bronze mirror decoration on behalf of Taoism right designer psychological penetration.
gossip, the sun and the moon, stars, symbols seal three kinds of the vitality of the of Taoism main representative element in the bronze mirror decoration design; bronze mirror as the instruments used (commonly known as the industry mirrors a widely used) on behalf of the temple and tombs; Chronicles of civil bronze mirror for the house from evil spirits functions use … The various shapes of phoenix patterns give the bronzea magnificent atmosphere and exuberant vitality. All these from multi uncountable instances is easy to see that religious ideas, especially the important position of Taoist thought in the hearts of the people of ancient China, ancient religious ideas have penetrated into all aspects of society to rule , to average citizens, are inevitably subject to the psychological impact of religious thought, the ancient Chinese bronze mirror the design theme of religion is not hard to understand.