Chinese ritual bronzes
Sets of ritual bronzes are the most impressive surviving objects from the Chinese Bronze Age. From around 1650 BCE they were deposited as grave goods in the tombs of royalty and the nobility, and wer...
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Chinese ritual bronzes - 【Chinese Civilization HQ】 Chinese Bronze Artifacts Exhibited in Canada
Channel: CCTV-9 International Program: Chinese Civilization Date: 2008-11-12 Description: Chinese Bronze Artifacts Exhibited in Canada Video Series ID: 5pC8Z...
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Ding (vessel)
Ding (Chinese: 鼎, dǐng), formerly romanized as ting, were prehistoric and ancient Chinese cauldrons, standing upon legs with a lid and two facing handles. There are one of the most important shap...
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Gong (vessel)
A guang (Chinese: 觥; pinyin: gōng; Wade–Giles: kung1) is a particular shape used in Chinese art for vessels, originally made as Chinese ritual bronzes in the Shang dynasty, and sometimes l...
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Hu (vessel)
hu (Chinese: 壺; pinyin: hú) is a type of wine vessel that has a pear-shaped cross-section. Its body swells and flares into a narrow neck, creating S-shaped profile. While it is similar to you vessel, ...
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Jia (vessel)
The Jia (Chinese: 斝; pinyin: jiǎ; Wade–Giles: chia) is a ritual vessel type found in both pottery and bronze forms; it was used to hold libations of wine for the veneration of ancestors. I...
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Jue (vessel)
A jue (Chinese: 爵; pinyin: jué) is a shape of Chinese ritual bronze, a tripod vessel or goblet used to serve or warm wine. It was used for ceremonial purposes by the Chinese of the Xia, Shang,...
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You (vessel)
A you (Chinese: 卣; pinyin: yǒu) is a lidded vessel that was used for liquid offerings by the Chinese of the Zhou and Shang Dynasties. It sometimes lacks taotie in favor of smoother surfaces. ...
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Bianzhong
Bianzhong (pronounced [pi̯ɛ́n t͡ʂʊ́ŋ]) is an ancient Chinese musical instrument consisting of a set of bronze bells, played melodically. These sets of chime bells were used as polyphonic musical inst...
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Tomb of Marquis Yi of Zeng
The Tomb of Marquis Yi of Zeng (Chinese: 曾侯乙; pinyin: Zēng Hóu Yǐ) is an important archaeological site in Suizhou, Hubei, China, dated sometime after 433 BC. The tomb contained the remains of ...
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Xiqing Gujian
The Xiqing Gujian (simplified Chinese: 西清古鉴; traditional Chinese: 西清古鑑; pinyin: Xīqīng Gǔjiàn; Wade–Giles: Hsi ch'ing ku chien) is a 40-volume catalogue of Chinese ritual bronzes in th...
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Taotie
The Taotie (Chinese: 饕餮; pinyin: tāotiè; sometimes translated as a gluttonous ogre mask) is a motif commonly found on Chinese ritual bronze vessels from the Shang and Zhou dynasty. The design ...
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Chinese bronze inscriptions
Chinese bronze inscriptions, also commonly referred to as Bronze script or Bronzeware script are writing in a variety of Chinese scripts on Chinese ritual bronzes such as zhōng bells and dǐng tripodal...