Sep 6, 2019

Imperial Gilt Bronze Ritual Bell

Imperial Gilt Bronze Ritual Bell


Gilt bronze bell with an overall dragon and cloudbank relief design, rockwork and wave tapering base with medallions

Height: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.); Diameter: 18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.)

Collection of The Ohio State University, Courtesy of the Wexner Center for the Arts. Gift of Bliss M. and Mildred A Wiant 5.2020

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This is from a set of 16 bells commissioned by the Qianlong Emperor.

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