25 juillet 2014

Temple Bell, 13th year of the reign of the Shunzhi emperor, 1657, Qing dynasty

Temple Bell, 13th year of the reign of the Shunzhi emperor, 1657, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Bronze. Given in memory of Edward Cunningham by his descendants, 1968. E78689 © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. The chime bell first appeared in China in the Western Zhou dynasty (11th century -771 B.C.E.), and the corresponding Rites of Zhou states “Rites and music are the means to adjust the transformations of Heaven and Earth and the production of all creation, to serve the ghosts and gods, bring harmony to the myriad people,... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2014

Mirror with Twin Dragons and Lotus Blossoms, 1338, China, Shanxi province, Hezhong, Yuan dynasty

Mirror with Twin Dragons and Lotus Blossoms, 1338, China, Shanxi province, Hezhong, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), bronze, Diameter - w:23.40 cm (w:9 3/16 inches) Wt: 1,676 g Overall - h:1.10 cm (h:3/8 inches) Rim - h:0.80 cm (h:5/16 inches). Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1995.388, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.

20 juillet 2014

Small Erotic Mirror, late 13th Century-mid 14th Century, China, Yuan dynasty

Small Erotic Mirror, late 13th Century-mid 14th Century, China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), bronze, Diameter - w:7.20 cm (w:2 13/16 inches) Wt: 84.5 g Overall - h:1.00 cm (h:3/8 inches) Rim - h:1.00 cm (h:3/8 inches). Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1995.391 Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
20 juillet 2014

Mirror with Lotus and Mantra, China, Yuan dynasty

Mirror with Lotus and Mantra, China, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), bronze, Diameter - w:22.30 cm (w:8 3/4 inches) Wt: 787 g Overall - h:1.50 cm (h:9/16 inches) Rim - h:0.70 cm (h:1/4 inches). Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1999.221, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
19 juillet 2014

Octafoil Mirror with Lunar Palace, early 12th-mid 13th century, China, Jin dynasty

Octafoil Mirror with Lunar Palace, early 12th-mid 13th century, China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234), bronze, Diameter - w:21.30 cm (w:8 3/8 inches) Wt: 954 g Overall - h:0.90 cm (h:5/16 inches) Rim - h:0.75 cm (h:1/4 inches). Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1995.375. Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
19 juillet 2014

Mirror with Twin Carp, c. 1200-1225, China, Jin dynasty

Mirror with Twin Carp, c. 1200-1225, China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234), bronze, Diameter - w:17.90 cm (w:7 inches) Wt: 813 g Overall - h:0.90 cm (h:5/16 inches) Rim - h:0.70 cm (h:1/4 inches). Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1995.379. Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.


19 juillet 2014

Mirror Featuring Dading Coins, c. 1178-1234, China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Mirror Featuring Dading Coins, c. 1178-1234, China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234), bronze, Diameter - w:11.90 cm (w:4 5/8 inches) Wt: 139 g Overall - h:0.80 cm (h:5/16 inches) Rim - h:0.40 cm (h:1/8 inches). Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1995.381. Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
19 juillet 2014

Mirror with Three Dragons , early 12th Century-early 13th Century, China, Jin dynasty

Mirror with Three Dragons , early 12th Century-early 13th Century, China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234), bronze, Diameter - w:10.20 cm (w:4 inches) Wt: 329 g Overall - h:1.00 cm (h:3/8 inches) Rim - h:0.80 cm (h:5/16 inches). Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1995.387. Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
19 juillet 2014

Animal-and-Grape Mirror, early 12th Century-mid 13th Century, China, Jin dynasty

Animal-and-Grape Mirror, early 12th Century-mid 13th Century, China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234), bronze, Diameter - w:12.10 cm (w:4 3/4 inches) Wt: 562 g Overall - h:1.20 cm (h:7/16 inches) Rim - h:1.15 cm (h:7/16 inches). Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1995.392. Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
19 juillet 2014

Mirror with Auspicious Animals, Celestial Horses, and Grapevines, early 12th Century - mid 13th Century, China, Jin dynasty

Mirror with Auspicious Animals, Celestial Horses, and Grapevines, early 12th Century - mid 13th Century, China, Jin dynasty (1115-1234), bronze, Diameter - w:25.90 cm (w:10 3/16 inches) Overall - h:0.80 cm (h:5/16 inches) Wt: 191 g Rim - h:0.85 cm (h:5/16 inches). Gift of Drs. Thomas and Martha Carter in Honor of Sherman E. Lee 1995.357. Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.


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