Bell (yong) with masks, birds, and dragons; from a set

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Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
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Sackler Gallery 25: RESOUND: Bells of Ancient China
ca. 500-450 BCE
Period
Eastern Zhou dynasty
Accession Number
S1987.285
Topic
Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE)
casting
China
Chinese Art
WWII-era provenance
Origin
Houma foundry, Shanxi province, China
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 46.5 x 24 x 7 cm (18 5/16 x 9 7/16 x 2 3/4 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Metalwork
Musical Instrument