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Clapper bell (ling) with taotie masks

  • Clapper bell (<i>ling</i>) with taotie masks
  • Clapper bell (<i>ling</i>) with taotie masks
Smithsonian Museum
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Date
ca. 1300-1050 BCE
Period
Late Shang dynasty
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
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 9 x 6.7 x 4 cm (3 9/16 x 2 5/8 x 1 9/16 in)
Type
Metalwork
Musical Instrument