Loop suspended bell (niu) with scrolls and eyes; from a set

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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
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View
Sackler Gallery 25: RESOUND: Bells of Ancient China
ca. 1000-800 BCE
Period
Early to middle Western Zhou dynasty
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.658
Topic
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)
casting
China
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
Origin
China
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 15.8 x 9.6 x 7.3 cm (6 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 2 7/8 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Metalwork
Musical Instrument