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Ancient China School Program (selected resources)

Money Tree

 Money tree,  probably 100-200. China; probably Sichuan province. Eastern Han dynasty (25-220). Bronze with glazed earthenware base. Gift of the Connoisseur’s Council, 1995.79.

 

Ritual Bell

Ritual bell (the so-called Wangsun Yizhe yongzhong), approx. 550 BCE. China. Eastern Zhou dynasty (771- 255 BCE). Bronze. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60S552.

 

Ritual food vessel (ding)

Ritual food vessel (ding), approx. 1300-1050. Shang dynasty (1600-1050 BCE). China. Bronze. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60B1030.

 

Seated Buddha, 338. Gilded bronze. China. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60B1034

Seated Buddha, 338. Gilded bronze. China. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60B1034.

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This selection of resources explores the beliefs and values of ancient Chinese culture through archaeology. Activities and information support the Ancient China school program at the Asian Art Museum.

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