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Bell (yinqing)

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Music: Three tones (perfomed by Darcy Kuronen)

Inscription

Stamped inside bell: [two Chinese characters]

Provenance

Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection

19th century

Object Place

Possibly Xintai, China

Dimensions

Length 27.9 cm, diameter 5.9 cm (Length 11 in., diameter 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2134

Medium or Technique

Bronze, wood

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Idiophones