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Asian Art 4a. Bronze Age China II

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Reading Assignment

Required

Recommended

Questions

Answer ANY TWO of the following questions:

    1. Write a short (2-3 sentences) description of the formal/visual features of the inner coffin of Marquis Yi.
    2. What is the significance of having bronze bells in the tomb chamber?
    3. How does Marquis Yi’s tomb differ from that of Lady Hao’s in terms of layout and/or content?

Key Works

Inner coffin

Lacquer; l. 250 cm, w. 125-127 cm, h. 132 cm

Tomb of Marquis Yi (Tomb #1), Leigudun, Hubei

Warring States period, c. 500-450 BCE

Hubei Provincial Museum, Wuhan

Chime bells

Bianzhong

Bronze; l. 24 1/2″ (7.5 m), h. 8’10” (2.7 m)

Tomb of Marquis Yi, Leigudun, Hubei

Warring States period, c. 433 BCE

Hubei Provincial Museum, Wuhan

Wine vessel and water basin

Bronze; vessel h. 11 7/8″ (30.1 cm); basin h. 9 1/4″ (23.5 cm), d. 22 7/8″ (58 cm)

Tomb of Marquis Yi, Leigudun, Hubei

Warring States period, c. 433 BCE

Hubei Provincial Museum, Wuhan

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