Elephant shaped bronze Zun (wine vessel). There is an elliptical opening at the top and wine pours from the trunk. Shang Dynasty; excavated from Hunan Province.
See www.flickr.com/photos/h_sinica/5514791462 ( https://www.flickr.com/photos/h_sinica/5514791462 )
www.flickr.com/photos/h_sinica/5517136814 ( https://www.flickr.com/photos/h_sinica/5517136814 )
www.flickr.com/photos/h_sinica/7067023527 ( https://www.flickr.com/photos/h_sinica/7067023527 )
mirror; Ming Dynasty; 1368 - 98 CE. Diameter 12 cm.
商代青銅器, 最高的兩件叫觚兩觚之間是簋, 最右有有蓋和提梁的是卣, 卣左是鼎鼎左是兩爵, Bronze utensils from the Shang Dynasty, China, around 1500 BC
編鐘, 春秋末戰國初, Bronze musical bells
Bronze from Shang Dynasty
Shang Dynasty Bronze, China
A vessel known as "Si Gong"; Shang Dynasty.
兕觥， 盛酒或饮酒器，椭圆形腹或方形腹， 圈足或四足，有流和鋬，盖作成兽头或象头形。
see www.flickr.com/photos/h_sinica/6918784390 ( https://www.flickr.com/photos/h_sinica/6918784390 )
象尊; another vessel in the shape of an elephant
夔紋獸耳方銅壺, 西周末 至春秋初
Other exhibits in the museum include this bronze vessel from Shang Dynasty; see www.flickr.com/photos/h_sinica/22737086480 ( https://www.flickr.com/photos/h_sinica/22737086480 )
bronze bell (called Nao) from Zhou Dynasty
西周 樂器 鐃
more bronze Dings from the Spring-autumn era.
Belt ornaments from the Kingdom of Dian, in present day Yunnan Province; feline motifs, lower one shows one attacking a deer. 滇國 腰帶扣 (298 BC-109 AD)
Animal art from nomadic people of Mongolia, 6th century BC to 2nd century BC. The middle one is bronze, showing a struggle between a tiger and a deer (6th - 5th century BC)
Bronze bottle from the Warring States period; 戰國時代 青銅 壺. 481-221 BC