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Buddhist Wind Chime

Asian Art

MEDIUM Bronze
  • Place Made: Korea
  • DATES ca. 11th-12th century
    DYNASTY Goryeo Dynasty
    DIMENSIONS 11 × 9 1/16 × 8 11/16 in. (28.0 × 23.0 × 22.0 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Asian Art
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2021.18.4
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Carroll Family Collection
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Chime in the shape of a four-sided bell. Domed top with four facets, each topped with four pierced rectangular slits. Each facet ends in a concave edge. Object was made for hanging in proximity to other chimes or to other hard objects so wind could cause them to sound when they hit one another.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Buddhist Wind Chime, ca. 11th-12th century. Bronze, 11 × 9 1/16 × 8 11/16 in. (28.0 × 23.0 × 22.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Carroll Family Collection, 2021.18.4 (Photo: , CUR.2021.18.4.jpg)
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     <em>Buddhist Wind Chime</em>, ca. 11th-12th century. Bronze, 11 × 9 1/16 × 8 11/16 in. (28.0 × 23.0 × 22.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Carroll Family Collection, 2021.18.4 (Photo: , CUR.2021.18.4.jpg)