Bell (yong zhong)

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Previous custodian or owner
Lee Chiao San (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
To 1911
Lee Chiao San, Shanghai, to 1911 [1]
From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Lee Chiao San in 1911 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 197, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
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ca. 600-550 BCE
Period
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Accession Number
F1911.42
Topic
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)
casting
bell
China
Chinese Art
Origin
China
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W: 33.4 x 17.7 cm (13 1/8 x 6 15/16 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Metalwork
Musical Instrument