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Model of a Bell (Goudiao)

A work made of buff stoneware with incised decoration.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of buff stoneware with incised decoration.


Eastern Zhou dynasty, Warring States period (480–221 B.C.)


China, probably Zhejiang or Jiangsu province

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On View, Gallery 132


Arts of Asia


Model of a Bell (Goudiao)


China (Artist's nationality:)

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480 BCE–221 BCE


Buff stoneware with incised decoration


23.6 × 12.5 cm (9 5/16 × 4 15/16 in.)

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Bertha Evans Brown Endowment

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