Chinese Rubbings Collection

Bronze you vessel-- [ ] Zu Ding you: [ ] Zu Ding you

Creator/Contributor:
Duan, Fang, 1861-1911, Chinese, associated name, collector
Description:
Rubbing of bronze ritual vessel with inscription from inside the vessel inscribed with 3 char. Surface decorations include two bands of tao tie motifs.
Creation Date:
Qing Dynasty
Extent:
94 x 42 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
inscriptions
Animals mythical
vessels
bronzes
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Western Zhou
Materials/Techniques:
paper
ink
intaglio
relief
Rubbing monuted on paper, a handscroll.
Notes:
Citation/references: San dai ji jing wen cun, 1983, v. 13, p. 1423 (for inscrption of "jia"). ; San dai ji jing wen cun shi wen, 1983, v. 13, p. 10. ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 773 (Duan Fang).
General note: First character of the inscription is unidentified. ; The same inscription also appears on another bronze ritual vessel, "jia."
Historical: The vessel may also be dated to late Shang.
Provenance: Previous owner: Duan Fang (Tao Zhai, 1861-1911).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork271353/urn-3:FHCL:409576/catalog
Record ID:
W271353_urn-3:FHCL:409576