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1. Gilt Bronze Shakyamuni Buddha and Stand
(Matching tags: Wei Dynasty,Buddha,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
Shakyamuni is represented here in the full lotus position sitting on a two-tiered stand, right hand in the abhaya (fearlessness) mudra, and left hand resting on his robe. ......
2. Gilt Beast-footed Tsun with Mountain Design
(Matching tags: Eastern Han,vessel,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
The tsun was the main wine vessel used in the Han dynasty, its production and decoration often being quite refined. ......
3. Chia Standard Measure
(Matching tags: Hsin Dynasty,measure,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
When Wang Mang usurped the throne from the Han and established the Hsin dynasty, he followed the standards of the past and had the measures recast, ......
4. "Fine" Mirror
(Matching tags: mirror,Han dynasty,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
The back of this mirror has a round knob in the center and is decorated throughout with geometric patterns, ......
5. Hu with Hunting Pattern
(Matching tags: Warring States Period,vessel,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
Decorated with shallow relief design, portrayed on the neck of this vessel are birds  ......
6. Hou-lou Vessel
(Matching tags: Western Han,vessel,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
The hou-lou is a vessel for wine that was commonly used in the Han dynasty. The name derives as a synonym for the peaks that decorate its cover ......
7. Ch'in Measure
(Matching tags: measure,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
Ch'in-shih-huang, the first Emperor of China, witnessed many regional differences in language, writing, and transportation resulting from the different states  ......
8. Ting with Coiled Serpent Pattern
(Matching tags: Spring and Autumn Period,vessel,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
Bronze ceremonial vessels unique to the state of Ch'in gradually emerged during the middle Spring and Autumn period ......
9. Plain Vase with Garlic-shaped Mouth
(Matching tags: vessel,bronzes,Han dynasty,National Palace Museum)
The garlic-shaped hu originated in the state of Ch'in in Shensi. ......
10. Oblation Tsun with Turquoise Inlay and Gold Filament
(Matching tags: Warring States Period,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
Extending back to the art of inlay practiced in the Shang dynasty and flourishing in the Eastern Chou period, ......
11. Tzu-fan Bell Set (1-12)
(Matching tags: Spring and Autumn Period,bell,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
Including a set of eight bells here, each was engraved with an inscription for a total of 132 characters in all. ......
12. P'an with Coiled K'uei-dragon Pattern
(Matching tags: Spring and Autumn Period,vessel,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
Water vessels were used in ceremonial washing and gradually became popular in the middle and late Western Chou period, flourishing in the Spring and Autumn period. ......
13. Tsung-chou Bell
(Matching tags: Western Chou,bell,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
The lower part of the bell, known as the “ku” where the bell was struck, is decorated with an animal mask design, and the “chuan” is decorated with two-headed creatures. ...... ...
14. Ching-chi-shih Tsun
(Matching tags: Western Chou,vessel,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
The phoenix bird with a large tail seen here was a brand new form of decoration that rose around the time of King Mu in the middle of the Western Chou period.
15. Le-chi-hsien Hsu
(Matching tags: Western Chou,vessel,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
The hsu as an evolution on the kuei vessel, along with the tile pattern decoration on its body, can be said to be a "reformation" of the middle and late Western Chou period. 
16. Mao-kung Ting
(Matching tags: Western Chou,vessel,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
This “ting” cauldron has a wide, flared mouth, a linked ring motif decorating the rim, upright handles, and three hoofed feet. ......
17. Hsien-chi Kuei
(Matching tags: Western Chou,vessel,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
The use of jade mentioned in bronze inscriptions indicate that it was chiefly used for rewards, edicts, gifts, entertaining, and sacrifices. ......
18. San P'an
(Matching tags: Western Chou,vessel,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
The body of this bronze vessel is decorated with the k’uei dragon motif, with three animal heads in the center. ......
19. Po-ting Ho
(Matching tags: Western Chou,vessel,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
The same inscription here appears on both the vessel and its cover, but their style of writing is different. ......
20. K'ang-hou Square Ting
(Matching tags: Western Chou,vessel,bronzes,National Palace Museum)
The inscription on this vessel mentions a "Marquis K'ang (K'ang-hou)",  ......
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