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Zheng with a dodecagonal prism handle (Bronze duo bell)

Well preserved. Made of Bronze. Made of bronze, with light green on the surface. The body of the bell is long and thin, and is near cylindrical shaped. The bell is thick and heavy. The handle (yong) is dodecagonal prism shaped. The top surface of the handle is shaped like a pancake with a diameter of 6.2-6.4cm. Inside the body there are 4 sound beams, which are connected to the underside (wu). The whole body of the bell has a plain design.

  • Measurements:Total height: 42.3cm, mid-body length: 22.7cm, horizontal diameter of the wu: 10.9cm, vertical diameter of the wu: 10.6cm, length of the xian: 25.9cm, distance between the two xian points: 13.8cm, distance between the two sides of the centre of the gu: 12.8cm, thickness of the middle of the gu: 1.0cm, diameter of the top surface of the yong: 6.1cm, length of the yong: 16.4cm, diameter of the top of the yong: 3.2cm, diameter of the bottom of the yong: 3.8cm, weight: 4.5kg