Bell

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Bell with six carved relief figures around exterior surface, rounded neck and four pronged handle.

Medium
Bronze; cast
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 20.8 x 7.4 cm (8 3/16 x 2 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.330.1
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.330.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Musical Instrument
Type

Bell

Keywords
casting, China, Gellatly collection
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Bell with six carved relief figures around exterior surface, rounded neck and four pronged handle.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement
Copyright with museum