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Suspension Bell (bo) with Design of Interlaced Coiled Dragons

Suspension Bell (bo) with Design of Interlaced Coiled Dragons

Suspension Bell (bo) with Design of Interlaced Coiled Dragons

Suspension Bell (bo) with Design of Interlaced Coiled Dragons

Date: 5th century BC

Culture: Chinese

Dynasty: Eastern Zhou dynasty, 770–221 BC

Period: Springs and Autumns period, 770–476 BC

Period: or Warring States period, 475–221 BC

Medium: bronze
Dimensions:
height: 20 3/4 in. (52.7 cm)
width at flat top of bell: 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm)
depth at flat top of bell: 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)
width at bottom of bell: 14 5/8 in. (37.1 cm)
depth at bottom of bell: 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm)
weight: 76 lb. 9 oz. (34.7 kg)
Credit Line: Museum Purchase
Object Number: 122:1917
Place of origin:China
Classification: METALWORK
Current Location:On View, Gallery 233
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