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Chinese Bronzes

"Chinese Bronzes"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 5  July 21, 2020 (Tue) - November 15, 2020 (Sun)

  
Large Vase in the Shape of a Gourd, Design in overglaze enamel and gold, Jingdezhen ware, Ming dynasty, 16th century (Important Cultural Property)

This gallery focuses on Chinese bronzes from about 1,800 BC to 1,000 AD. The changing shapes and designs of the bronzes on display provide clues to the thoughts and shifting religious beliefs of the ancient Chinese people.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 6 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Sword China Spring and Autumn-Warring States period, 6th-5th century BC TJ-5700
_MD_RECOMMEND Bell ("Duo") Presumably found in southwestern China Western Han dynasty, 3rd–1st century BC Gift of Yamanishi Yasuta TJ-5953
_MD_RECOMMEND Bu Jar, Taotie design China Shang dynasty, 13th-11th century BC Gift of Ms. Sakamoto Kiku TJ-4785
_MD_RECOMMEND "Bo" Bell, Coiling dragon design China Warring States period, 5th century BC Gift of Ms. Sakamoto Kiku TJ-4792
_MD_RECOMMEND Vase in the Shape of a Bronze Wine Vessel ("Lei") China Qing dynasty, 18th–19th century Gift of Mr. Kamiya Denbei TG-536
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Large Vase in the Shape of a Gourd, Design in overglaze enamel and gold Jingdezhen ware, China Ming dynasty, 16th century Gift of Mr. Sakamoto Gorō TG-3054