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Collection: China - Zhou Dynasty (83)
Collection: China - Zhou Dynasty (83)
Cranes and Serpents
China, reportedly from Hunan province, Changsha, Warring States period (475-221 BC), State of Chu (c. 1046-223 BC)
1938.9CCCC0
Bell (Lai Zhong)
China, Shaanxi province, Meixian, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1989.3CCCC0
The Hunt
China, late Warring States period (475-221 BC) to Western Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 9)
1957.141CCCC0
The Kill
China, late Warring States period (475-221 BC) to Western Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 9)
1957.139CCCC0
Finial
China, Henan province, Jincun, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1930.730CCCC0
Double-tier Mirror
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1999.220CCCC0
Sakyamuni Preaching: A Votive Stele
China, Northern Dynasties period (AD 386-581), Northern Zhou (557-581)
1915.561CCCC0
Mirror with Four T's
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.281CCCC0
Wine Vessel (Hu)
China, early Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1944.61CCCC0
Wine Vessel (Hu)
China, early Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1944.61.aCCCC0
Wine Vessel (Hu) (lid)
China, early Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1944.61.bCCCC0
Hu (Jar)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1975.62CCCC0
Bell (Bo Zhong)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-256 BC)
1962.44CCCC0
Wine Vessel (Hu)
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1929.984CCCC0
Food Container (Gui)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-256 BC), Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC)
1974.73CCCC0
Shallow Basin Supported by a Bird (Bian)
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1991.8CCCC0
Hollow-Legged Tripod (Li Ding)
China, Shaanxi province, Xi'an,, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1961.203CCCC0
Wine Vessel (Zun)
China, early Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1951.151CCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces and Angular Meanders
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.270CCCC0
Crossbow Support
China, Late Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1947.3CCCC0
Ceremonial Disk with Grain Pattern (Bi)
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1952.567CCCC0
Belt Hook (Daigou) in the Form of a Buffalo or Elephant Head
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1965.29CCCC0
Goose
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1952.574CCCC0
Fluted Ring with Dragon Head (Huan)
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1985.75CCCC0
Mirror with 'Shan' (Mountain) Pattern
China, probably State of Chu, possibly Hunan province, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1972.34CCCC0
Plaque with Openwork Interlaced Dragons and Birds
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1952.584CCCC0
Belt Hook
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC)
1992.49CCCC0
Jade Bird Pendant
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1972.38CCCC0
Chariot Axle Cuff
China, Henan province, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1990.30CCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.268CCCC0
Garment Hook (Daigou)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1915.510CCCC0
Pair of Arc-shaped Pendants with Animal Mask and Interlaced Animal Bands...
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC) to Western Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 9)
1952.571CCCC0
Arc-shaped Pendant with Animal Mask and Interlaced Animal Bands (Huang)
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC) to Western Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 9)
1952.571.1CCCC0
Arc-shaped Pendant with Animal Mask and Interlaced Animal Bands (Huang)
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC) to Western Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 9)
1952.571.2CCCC0
Wine Vessel (Fu Wu Zun)
China, early Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1938.13CCCC0
Belt Hook
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1950.248CCCC0
Stag
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1952.490CCCC0
Chariot Handle Bar Cap
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1985.128CCCC0
Arc-Shaped Pendant (Huangpei)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1952.578CCCC0
Set of Bells with Diamond-Shaped Insignia
China, along the southern borders, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC) - Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220)
1998.77CCCC0
Bell with Diamond-Shaped Insignia
China, along the southern borders, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC) - Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220)
1998.77.1CCCC0
Bell with Diamond-Shaped Insignia
China, along the southern borders, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC) - Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220)
1998.77.2CCCC0
Bell with Diamond-Shaped Insignia
China, along the southern borders, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC) - Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220)
1998.77.3CCCC0
Bell with Diamond-Shaped Insignia
China, along the southern borders, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC) - Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220)
1998.77.4CCCC0
Belt Hook
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1950.249CCCC0
Zun:  Ceremonial Vessel
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1961.215CCCC0
Pair of Jade Plaques
China, Henan province, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1991.78CCCC0
Jade Plaque
China, Henan province, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1991.78.1CCCC0
Jade Plaque
China, Henan province, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1991.78.2CCCC0
Figure with Sword
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1938.12CCCC0
Arc-Shaped Jade Fish Pendant
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1952.577CCCC0
Jar
China, reportedly Ch'angsha, Hunan province, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1938.195CCCC0
Jade Scepter with Interlocking Pattern
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC)
1953.359CCCC0
Jar
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1959.350CCCC0
Arc Pendant with Human-like Figure
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1979.74CCCC0
Mirror with Quatrefoil and Feather Pattern
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.267CCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces and Angular Meanders
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.277CCCC0
Mirror with Continuous Arcs against Whorl Pattern
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.278CCCC0
Mirror with Double Quatrefoils, Dragons, and Phoenixes
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.279CCCC0
Mirror with Five Blossoms and Overlapping Lozenges
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.282CCCC0
Tomb Tile
China, from Chin Ts'un, Hunan province, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC)
1915.71CCCC0
Sacrificial Spoon
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1924.1031CCCC0
Cup
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1938.10CCCC0
Spear Point
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1955.665CCCC0
Prismatic Bead with Ogre Mask
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1966.739CCCC0
Kuei
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1974.265CCCC0
Plaque
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1978.88CCCC0
Ogre Mask (Taotie)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1952.576CCCC0
Mirror with Three Dragons
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.280CCCC0
Yi:  Libation Vessel
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1930.103CCCC0
Cover with Handle
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1941.548CCCC0
Shaft Mounting
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1942.1169CCCC0
Plaque with Paired Birds for Belt or Shroud
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1952.575CCCC0
Double Dragon Plaque
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1952.579CCCC0
Man and Two Tigers
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1961.19CCCC0
Buddha Triad
China, Northern Dynasties period (AD 386-581), Northern Zhou (557-581)
1915.562CCCC0
Spearhead
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1915.619CCCC0
Pig
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1917.52CCCC0
Cup
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1938.11CCCC0
Jar
China, reportedly Ch'angsha, Hunan province, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1938.197CCCC0
Halberd Standard
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1942.1085CCCC0
Shaft Mounting
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1942.1086CCCC0
Semi-Circle
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1952.485CCCC0
Cicada
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1952.493CCCC0
Curvilinear Bird
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1952.581CCCC0
Pendant with Coiled Dragon and Fish
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1952.582CCCC0
K'o
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1955.663CCCC0
Spear Point
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1955.664CCCC0
Spear with Three Points
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1955.666CCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.269CCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces and Angular Meanders
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.271CCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces and Angular Meanders
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.272CCCC0
Mirror with Four Dragons Pattern
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.274CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Cranes and Serpents
China, reportedly from Hunan province, Changsha, Warring States period (475-221 BC), State of Chu (c. 1046-223 BC)
1938.9lacquered wood with polychromyOverall: 132.1 x 124.5 cm (52 x 49 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bell (Lai Zhong)
China, Shaanxi province, Meixian, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1989.3bronzeOverall: 70.3 x 37 x 26.6 cm (27 11/16 x 14 9/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
The Hunt
China, late Warring States period (475-221 BC) to Western Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 9)
1957.141Painted clamshellOverall: 7.5 x 9 cm (2 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)Gift of Homer H. Tielke, Jr., in honor of the fortieth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Homer H. Tielke, Sr.CCCC0
The Kill
China, late Warring States period (475-221 BC) to Western Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 9)
1957.139Painted clamshellOverall: 7.5 x 9 cm (2 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold T. Clark in memory of Flora L. TerryCCCC0
Finial
China, Henan province, Jincun, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1930.730bronze inlaid with gold and silverOverall: 13.1 cm (5 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Double-tier Mirror
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1999.220bronzeDiameter: 7.6 cm (3 in.); Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Sakyamuni Preaching: A Votive Stele
China, Northern Dynasties period (AD 386-581), Northern Zhou (557-581)
1915.561yellow mottled stoneAverage: 13.7 x 9.9 x 5.3 cm (5 3/8 x 3 7/8 x 2 1/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Mirror with Four T's
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.281bronzeDiameter: 10.4 cm (4 1/8 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Wine Vessel (Hu)
China, early Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1944.61bronzeOverall: 46.1 cm (18 1/8 in.); without cover: 41.7 cm (16 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hu (Jar)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1975.62bronzeOverall: 25.5 cm (10 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bell (Bo Zhong)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-256 BC)
1962.44bronzeOverall: 41.4 cm (16 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Wine Vessel (Hu)
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1929.984bronze with gold inlayDiameter: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.); Diameter of mouth: 10.1 cm (4 in.); Overall: 27.6 cm (10 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Food Container (Gui)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-256 BC), Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC)
1974.73bronzeOverall: 34.3 x 44.5 cm (13 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Shallow Basin Supported by a Bird (Bian)
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1991.8bronze inlaid with powdered malachite and azurite Overall: 23.3 cm (9 3/16 in.); Diameter of base: 18.3 cm (7 3/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Hollow-Legged Tripod (Li Ding)
China, Shaanxi province, Xi'an,, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1961.203bronzeDiameter: 27.7 cm (10 7/8 in.); Overall: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)Gift from various donors by exchange and the John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Wine Vessel (Zun)
China, early Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1951.151bronzeOverall: 29.5 cm (11 5/8 in.)Gift from Howard Hollis and CompanyCCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces and Angular Meanders
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.270bronzeDiameter: 16.9 cm (6 5/8 in.); height: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Crossbow Support
China, Late Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1947.3bronze inlaid with silverOverall: 21.8 cm (8 9/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Ceremonial Disk with Grain Pattern (Bi)
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1952.567jade (nephrite)Diameter: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Belt Hook (Daigou) in the Form of a Buffalo or Elephant Head
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1965.29bronze with silver inlayOverall: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Goose
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1952.574jadeAnonymous GiftCCCC0
Fluted Ring with Dragon Head (Huan)
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1985.75jade (nephrite)Overall: 9.1 cm (3 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mirror with 'Shan' (Mountain) Pattern
China, probably State of Chu, possibly Hunan province, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1972.34bronzeDiameter: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Plaque with Openwork Interlaced Dragons and Birds
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1952.584jade (nephrite)Overall: 4.8 x 7.5 cm (1 7/8 x 2 15/16 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Belt Hook
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC)
1992.49bronze inlaid with powdered azuriteOverall: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jade Bird Pendant
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1972.38nephriteOverall: 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.)Gift of Mary B. Lee, C. Bingham Blossom, Dudley S. Blossom III, Laurel B. Kovacik, and Elizabeth B. Blossom, in memory of Elizabeth B. BlossomCCCC0
Chariot Axle Cuff
China, Henan province, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1990.30bronzeOverall: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.268bronzeDiameter: 8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.); Overall: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.); Rim: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Garment Hook (Daigou)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1915.510gilt bronzeOverall: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)General Income FundCCCC0
Pair of Arc-shaped Pendants with Animal Mask and Interlaced Animal Bands...
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC) to Western Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 9)
1952.571jade (nephrite)Overall: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Wine Vessel (Fu Wu Zun)
China, early Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1938.13bronzeDiameter: 23.1 cm (9 1/8 in.); Overall: 25.2 cm (9 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Belt Hook
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1950.248front: bronze inlaid with gold and turquoise; back: gilt bronzeOverall: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Stag
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1952.490jadeOverall: 5.6 x 6.1 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Chariot Handle Bar Cap
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1985.128bronze inlaid with silverOverall: 9.5 x 7.1 cm (3 3/4 x 2 13/16 in.)Gift in appreciation of Dr. Sherman E. Lee's contribution to the study of Far Eastern Art by Eskenazi Limited, LondonCCCC0
Arc-Shaped Pendant (Huangpei)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1952.578jade (nephrite)Overall: 14.1 cm (5 9/16 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Set of Bells with Diamond-Shaped Insignia
China, along the southern borders, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC) - Han dynasty (202 BC-AD 220)
1998.77bronzeOverall: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Belt Hook
China, Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1950.249front: bronze inlaid with gold and turquoise; back: gilt bronzeOverall: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Zun:  Ceremonial Vessel
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1961.215bronzeOverall: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Pair of Jade Plaques
China, Henan province, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1991.78nephritePart 1: 22.5 x 8.9 cm (8 7/8 x 3 1/2 in.); Part 2: 20.8 x 8.7 cm (8 3/16 x 3 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund and the John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Figure with Sword
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1938.12wood with traces of polychromyOverall: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Arc-Shaped Jade Fish Pendant
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1952.577nephriteOverall: 9.1 cm (3 9/16 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Jar
China, reportedly Ch'angsha, Hunan province, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1938.195earthenware with stamped decorationDiameter of mouth: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.); Overall: 25.7 cm (10 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jade Scepter with Interlocking Pattern
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC)
1953.359nephriteOverall: 14.6 x 3.2 cm (5 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jar
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1959.350stoneware with incised and applied decoration under a thin ash glazeDiameter: 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.); Diameter of mouth: 13.4 cm (5 1/4 in.); Overall: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Arc Pendant with Human-like Figure
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1979.74nephriteOverall: 7.1 cm (2 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mirror with Quatrefoil and Feather Pattern
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.267bronzeDiameter: 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.); Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces and Angular Meanders
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.277bronzeDiameter: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Continuous Arcs against Whorl Pattern
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.278bronzeDiameter: 23.7 cm (9 5/16 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Double Quatrefoils, Dragons, and Phoenixes
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.279bronzeDiameter: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.); Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Five Blossoms and Overlapping Lozenges
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.282bronzeDiameter: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.); Overall: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.); Rim: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Tomb Tile
China, from Chin Ts'un, Hunan province, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC)
1915.71earthenware with stamped decorationOverall: 175.2 x 43.2 cm (69 x 17 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph KingCCCC0
Sacrificial Spoon
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1924.1031bronzeOverall: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)Gift of Edward L. WhittemoreCCCC0
Cup
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1938.10lacquerOverall: 10.6 cm (4 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Spear Point
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1955.665bronzeOverall: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)Gift of E. Stevenson BurkeCCCC0
Prismatic Bead with Ogre Mask
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1966.739jade Overall: 2 x 1.7 cm (13/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Kuei
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1974.265bronzeOverall: 13 x 24 x 11 cm (5 1/8 x 9 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert P. SchaferCCCC0
Plaque
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1978.88calciteOverall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Ogre Mask (Taotie)
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1952.576nephriteOverall: 2.1 x 1.4 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Mirror with Three Dragons
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.280bronzeDiameter: 16.9 cm (6 5/8 in.); Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Yi:  Libation Vessel
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1930.103bronzeOverall: 21.9 cm (8 5/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Cover with Handle
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1941.548bronzeOverall: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Shaft Mounting
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1942.1169bronze inlaid with gold and silverOverall: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Plaque with Paired Birds for Belt or Shroud
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1952.575jade Overall: 2.5 x 3.7 cm (1 x 1 7/16 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Double Dragon Plaque
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1952.579nephriteOverall: 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Man and Two Tigers
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1961.19bronzeOverall: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. John Lyon Collyer in memory of her mother, Mrs. G. M. G. FormanCCCC0
Buddha Triad
China, Northern Dynasties period (AD 386-581), Northern Zhou (557-581)
1915.562stoneOverall: 21.3 x 11.7 cm (8 3/8 x 4 5/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Spearhead
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1915.619bronzeOverall: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Pig
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1917.52jadeOverall: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Cup
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1938.11lacquerOverall: 10.6 cm (4 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jar
China, reportedly Ch'angsha, Hunan province, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1938.197earthenware with impressed and incised decorationDiameter of mouth: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.); Overall: 41 cm (16 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Halberd Standard
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1942.1085bronze inlaid with silverOverall: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Shaft Mounting
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1942.1086bronze inlaid with gold and silverOverall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Semi-Circle
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1952.485jadeOverall: 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Cicada
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1952.493jadeDiameter: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Curvilinear Bird
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1952.581nephriteOverall: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
Pendant with Coiled Dragon and Fish
China, Western Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-771 BC)
1952.582jadeOverall: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
K'o
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1955.663bronzeOverall: 35.6 cm (14 in.)Gift of E. Stevenson BurkeCCCC0
Spear Point
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1955.664bronzeOverall: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)Gift of E. Stevenson BurkeCCCC0
Spear with Three Points
China, Zhou dynasty (c. 1046-256 BC)
1955.666bronzeOverall: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)Gift of E. Stevenson BurkeCCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.269bronzeDiameter: 18.2 cm (7 3/16 in.); Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces and Angular Meanders
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.271bronzeDiameter: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.); Overall: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.); Rim: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Serpentine Interlaces and Angular Meanders
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.272bronzeDiameter: 17.9 cm (7 1/16 in.); Overall: 0.9 cm (3/8 in.); Rim: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0
Mirror with Four Dragons Pattern
China, Eastern Zhou dynasty (771-256 BC), Warring States period (475-221 BC)
1995.274bronzeDiameter: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. LeeCCCC0