On View: Asian Galleries, South, 2nd floor
This cup has a tall, perforated stem like that of pedestal bowls also on display. However, here the stem expands into a perforated bell that has two clay pellets inside to produce a sound. Spherical bells also appear in ancient Korean cast-bronze artifacts such as horse fittings.
Three Kingdoms Period (Gaya)
Height: 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm)
Diameter at mouth: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Diameter at base: 2 15/16 in. (7.4 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Elliot and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ford in memory of Jean Alexander
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