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Bell (bo) with birds and dragons; from a set of four

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W: 66.4 x 47 cm (26 1/8 x 18 1/2 in)
Weight: 62 kg (136.7 lb)
Type:
Metalwork
Musical Instrument
Origin:
Houma foundry, Shanxi province, China
Date:
ca. 500--450 BCE
Period:
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Topic:
bird  Search this
dragon  Search this
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
Spring and Autumn period (770 - 476 BCE)  Search this
bell  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1941.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 25: RESOUND: Bells of Ancient China
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye36bcc537a-88bb-4b5f-91ea-5bf661f6ea06
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1941.9
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