Chinese Rubbings Collection

Spirit Way Stele (stone tablet) of Master of Shen Family: Shen fu jun shen dao bei

Creator/Contributor:
Warner, Langdon, 1881-1955, American, associated name, donor
Description:
Rubbing of inscription from a gate of a shrine. 13 characters in the center; phoenix image above and a mythical toad image below. Rubbing from the left gate. Shrine originally located in Qu County, Sichuan Province, China.
Creation Date:
19 th. century?
Extent:
245 x 93 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
Animals mythical
phoenix (mythical bird)
inscriptions
gates
shrines
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Han
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
relief
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 301.
General note: Script style: li shu (ba feng).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork272489/urn-3:FHCL:949877/catalog
Record ID:
W272489_urn-3:FHCL:949877