Ritual bell, or bo zhong, with interlace and two dragonsOn display
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Ritual bell, or bo zhong, with interlace and two dragons
Date1st half of the 6th century BC
Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Spring and Autumn Period (770 - 475 BC)
Material and technique
Dimensions15.5 x 10.8 x 8 cm (height x width x depth)
No. of items
Presented by Sir Herbert Ingram, 1956.
Museum locationGround floor | Gallery 10 | China to AD 800
Glossary of terms
A Chinese ritual bell with an arch-lip.
Loveday, Helen, Chinese Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum: An Illustrated Handbook to the Collections (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1990), p. 31, illus. p. 27 pl. 10