Chinese Rubbings Collection

Bronze Hu vessel

Creator/Contributor:
Duan, Fang, 1861-1911, Chinese, associated name, collector
Creation Date:
Qing dynasty
Description:
Rubbing from bronze ritual vessel (hu) decorated with 7 bands of dots over animal motifs (pan chi wen). Chain style handle and separate lid.
Extent:
92 x 42 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Animals mythical
geometric patterns
vessels
bronzes
inscriptions
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Warring States
Materials/Techniques:
paper
ink
relief
Notes:
Citation/references: Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 773 (Duan Fang).
General note: hu: container to hold liquids.
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/olvwork271357/urn-3:FHCL:476960/catalog
Record ID:
W271357_urn-3:FHCL:476960