Hollow shaft bell (nao) with spirals

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Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
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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. 1050-900 BCE
Period
Western Zhou dynasty
Accession Number
S1987.278
Topic
Western Zhou dynasty (ca. 1050 - 771 BCE)
casting
China
Chinese Art
WWII-era provenance
Origin
Yangzi River valley, China
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 32.4 x 19.7 x 14.2 cm (12 3/4 x 7 3/4 x 5 9/16 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Metalwork
Musical Instrument