Signaling bell (zheng)

Maker(s)
Artist: Possibly Ba culture
Historical period(s)
Warring States period, Eastern Zhou dynasty, 300-200 BCE
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 41.1 x 13.1 x 12.3 cm (16 3/16 x 5 3/16 x 4 13/16 in)
Geography
South China, possibly Sichuan province
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
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
S1999.120.19
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 25: RESOUND: Bells of Ancient China
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Musical Instrument
Type

Bell

Keywords
casting, China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), Paul Singer collection, Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997
Dr. Carol Master born 1941
Dr. Elizabeth A. Sackler born 1948
Arthur F. Sackler born 1950
Denise Marika born 1955
Arthur M. Sackler Foundation founded 1965
AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities founded 1981

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum