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Do_taku Bell

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Artist Unknown (Japanese)

Date

1st century BCE - CE 1st century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G205
Do_taku Bell, Artist Unknown (Japanese)
Do_taku Bell: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Bronze
Size: 8 x 10 in. (20.32 x 25.4 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Japanese, Asia, Japan
Style: 1st century BCE - CE 1st century, Yayoi
Physical Description: Bronze bell (Dotaku); Dotaku- Bronze Bell with so-called 'crossing bands' (in Japanese Kesadasuki) decoration. Fine natural green patina; no repairs, in excellent condition. Excavated at Chiwa-Yama, Yashu-gun, Ohmi Province (now Shiga Prefecture) in the 1
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 64.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009