2021-06-18

Yuke Shuangding Reunites at Shanghai Museum 21 Bronze Tripods with Inscriptions are Exhibited Simultaneously

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China News Service, June 18th (Wang Ji) “The Prosperity and Autumn-The Special Exhibition of the Bronze Ding Donated by the Shanghai Museum” kicked off at the Shanghai Museum on the 18th, exhibiting your inscriptions from the late Shang Dynasty to the Warring States Period There are 21 bronze tripods. Among them, the reunion of Da Ke Ding and Da Yu Ding donated by the Pan family has aroused widespread concern.

China China has established world civilization for thousands of years and created splendid bronze culture and art. In ancient society, the major events of the country were worshipping the army. The large bronze tripod was the country’s most important tool at the time, and it was a symbol of the grassland; those with inscriptions were used to celebrate the beauty of the ancestors and express the purpose of later generations.

Yuke Shuangding Reunites at Shanghai Museum 21 Bronze Tripods with Inscriptions are Exhibited Simultaneously

On June 18th, the “Bronze Ding Special Exhibition Donated by Shanghai Museum” opened. Photograph by Zhang Hengwei

The Dake Ding and Ding Ding donated by the Pan family are the two largest among the bronze tripods with long inscriptions. They were unearthed in Meixian County and Fufeng District, Shaanxi Province in the 19th century. Collected by the Pan family, it has gone through wars and has been guarded for generations. Together with the Mao Ding in the National Palace Museum in Taipei, it is collectively known as the “Three Treasures in China”. After the founding of the People’s Republic of China, Pandayu, on behalf of his family, donated this double tripod to the country free of charge and became the “Treasure of the Town Hall” of the Shanghai Museum. On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1959, the Great Ding Ding was recruited to go north, and it is now in the National Museum of China. Since then, Yu Ke Shuang Ding, guarding the north and the south.

In February 2004, the State Administration of Cultural Heritage, the National Museum of China, and the Shanghai Museum held a joint exhibition of the Great Ding Ding and Dake Ding to congratulate the former owner and donor Pandayu of the two Great Dings. Centenary birthday. Seventeen years later, under the joint attention of the media and netizens, Shuangding reunited again: On June 10, the Great Ding Ding, now in the National Museum of China, was carefully packed and set off for a journey across thousands of miles to Shanghai; June 15 Under the escort of more than 10 staff, the “Treasure of the Town Hall” of the Shanghai Museum and the 200-kilogram Dake Ding took more than an hour to move from the bronze hall on the 1st floor to the exhibition hall on the 2nd floor. Set up the exhibition; on June 16, with the joint cooperation of the staff of the two halls, Da Yu Ding completed the opening of the box, and truly realized the “Double Ding Meeting”. In just a few days, the domestic social platform related topics “Da Yu Da Ke Loves the Country”, “You Are Together”, and “Meet this Gram” have received close to 3 million views.

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The Da Ke Ding and Da Yu Ding donated by the Pan family are the two largest among the bronze cauldrons with long inscriptions so far. Photographed by Zhang Hengwei

The Shanghai Museum’s curator Yang Zhigang said that the story of Da Yu Ding and Da Ke Ding can be regarded as one of the most magnificent and magnificent poems in the world of cultural relics in China. Their “previous lives” reflect the splendor of ancient Chinese culture and art, as well as the heights reached by ancient Chinese civilization, especially in bronze art. From the treasure-keeping and treasure-protecting behaviors of collectors since the late Qing Dynasty, we see It’s the collector’s deepest patriotism and enthusiasm and power for cultural heritage.” During the exhibition, Da Yu Ding and Da Ke Ding will not be equipped with glass protective covers, so that the audience can Appreciate the details more clearly.

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p >Da Ke Ding ice cream. Photographed by Zhang Hengwei

In addition to Yuke Double Ding, the 19 bronze tripods including Qin Gong Ding, Liu Ding, Ning’s father Ding Ding, etc. on display here are also quite interesting, all of which are derived from the Shanghai Museum since its establishment in 1952. Generous donations from people from all walks of life. In conjunction with the exhibition, the Shanghai Museum also launched more than 110 cultural and creative products in five series: “Ding” Art, “Ding” Ceremony, “Ding” Food, “Ding” Fun and “Ding Ding You Ming”, involving replicas and clothing accessories. , Food, children’s education and practical life.

It is reported that “The Prosperity and the Autumn-The Special Exhibition of Bronze Ding Donated by the Shanghai Museum” will be on display until July 18. Afterwards, Yuke Shuangding will go north for an exhibition at the National Museum of China. (End)