Funerary replica (mingqi) of a bell

Historical period(s)
Late Warring States period, Eastern Zhou dynasty, 400-221 BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 4.2 x 2.5 x 1.1 cm (1 5/8 x 1 x 7/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.4294
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 25: RESOUND: Bells of Ancient China
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Bell

Keywords
casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), funerary, Paul Singer collection, Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
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