One of a pair of bells (bo) with felines and dragons; probably from a set of four

Historical period(s)
Eastern Zhou dynasty, ca. 550-500 BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 35.1 x 26 x 21.9 cm (13 13/16 x 10 1/4 x 8 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1987.307
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Musical Instrument
Type

Bell

Keywords
casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Jenny F. So. Eastern Zhou Ritual Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. Ancient Chinese Bronzes from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, vol. 3 New York, 1995. cat. 75, pp. 364-367.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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