Funerary replica (mingqi) of a hand bell (goudiao)

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Historical period(s)
late Spring and Autumn or Warring States period, Eastern Zhou dynasty, ca. 550-250 BCE
Medium
Stoneware partially covered with ash glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 23.1 x 9.3 x 6.7 cm (9 1/8 x 3 11/16 x 2 5/8 in)
Geography
South China, possibly Zhejiang province, State of Wu or Yue, Shaoxing
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
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.1902
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 25: RESOUND: Bells of Ancient China
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Musical Instrument
Type

Bell

Keywords
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 - 221 BCE), funerary, Paul Singer collection, Spring and Autumn period (770 - 476 BCE), Warring States period (475 - 221 BCE)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum