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Chinese Bronzes

"Chinese Bronzes"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 5  May 16, 2017 (Tue) - September 3, 2017 (Sun)

  
Wine Warmer, Mount Bo design, Western Han-Eastern Han dynasty, 1st century BC–1st century AD

This part focuses on Chinese bronzes from about 1800 BC to AD 1000. The changing shapes and designs of the bronzes on display provide clues to the thoughts and shifting religious beliefs of ancient Chinese people.

Current exhibit includes:
Wine Warmer, Mount Bo design, Western Han-Eastern Han dynasty, 1st century BC–1st century AD
Ding Cooking Vessel, Coiling Snakes design, Attributed provenance: Shouzhou, Anhui province, China, Warring States period, 3rd century BC (Gift of Ms. Sakamoto Kiku)
Zun Jar, Taotie design and three Animal Heads,
Shang dynasty, 13th–11th century BC (Gift of Ms. Sakamoto Kiku)
Chunyu, Percussion Instrument, Attributed provenance: Sichuan Province, China, Warring States period, 5th–3rd century BC (Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke)