Clapper bell (ling) with flange

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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. 1800-1600 B.C.E
Period
Erlitou period
Accession Number
S1999.120.16
Culture
Erlitou culture, ca. 2000-1600 BCE
Topic
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)
casting
China
Chinese Art
Paul Singer collection
WWII-era provenance
Origin
probably Yanshi, Henan Province, China
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 8.6 x 11.2 x 8.1 cm (3 3/8 x 4 7/16 x 3 3/16 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Metalwork
Musical Instrument