Chinese Rubbings Collection

Jade bi disc: Yu bi

Creation Date:
late 19th century?
Description:
Rubbing from jade disc featuring carved dragon motifs on both inner and outer rims. Dot pattern on disc surface. Eastern Zhou.
Extent:
21.5 x 21.5 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
jade
ceremonial objects
dragons
rubbings
geometric patterns
disks
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Warring States
Materials/Techniques:
paper
ink
silk
relief
Notes:
Citation/references: Hai wai yi zhen : yu qi, 1986. p. 52.
Related site(s): Reportedly found at Jincun site, Loyang, Henan Province, China.
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork245897/urn-3:FHCL:409575/catalog
Record ID:
W245897_urn-3:FHCL:409575