Dotaku Bronze Bell with Tossen Handle and Zigzag Pattern Late Yayoi Period (3rd Century A.D.) Dotaku bronze bells are classified chronologically into four groups, according to the styles of their handles. Though originally made to suspend the bells, handles became less functional and more ornamental in later years.
Shang Bronze Elephant. Shang Artwork Of China During The Dominion Of Shang Dynasty (1600BC-1050BC) Primitive Artwork of China, most widely known for the pottery, experienced a change in the component the artisans utilized to create objects in 1600 BC, when the Shang Dynasty, referred to as the First Chinese Society, came into being. The Shang dynasty ruled China from 1600 BC to 1050 BC.