Chinese Rubbings Collection

Stele commemorating rebuilding a Muslim mosque: Chong jian qing zhen si ji

Creator/Contributor:
Cao, Zuo, Ming dynasty, Chinese, creator, calligrapher
Creation Date:
Late Qing dynasty
Description:
Rubbing of inscription from stele commemorating rebuilding a Muslim mosque in Kaifeng, Henan Province, China during the Ming dynasty. Rebuilding began in 10th yr. of Zhengtong (1445). Cranes and clouds are decorative motifs on the top; floral motifs on side borders. Calligraphy by Cao Zuo.
Extent:
148 x 81 cm.
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
inscriptions
rubbings
mosques
cranes (birds)
clouds
flowers
renovation
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Ming Dynasty
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
intaglio
Notes:
General note: C-255, C-257 are duplicates
General note: Script style: kai shu.
Historical: Stele erected in 2nd yr. of Hongzhi, Ming dynasty (1489)
Inscription: (CJK)
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork245987/urn-3:FHCL:904238/catalog
Record ID:
W245987_urn-3:FHCL:904238