Chinese Rubbings Collection

Tomb epitaph from coffin cover of Quan Nanchan tomb: Da Zhou gu Quan fu jun mu zhi ming: Quan Nanchan mu zhi ming zhi gai

Description:
Rubbing from cover of tomb epitaph of Quan Nanchan. Buried on 23th. day of 4th. mo. of 2nd. yr. of Changan, Tang dynasty (702). Inscription of 9 characters in zhuan shu (seal style). Inscription surrounded with floral decorations, birds and animal designs.
Creation Date:
19th cent.-early 20th cent.
Extent:
94 x 93 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
tombstones
inscriptions
epitaphs
lids
Animals mythical
floral decorations
birds
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Tang
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Beijing tu shu guan cang Zhongguo li dai shi ke ta ben hui bian, 1991, v. 19, p. 39. ; Beijing tu shu guan cang mu zhi ta pian mu lu, 1990, p. 168-169.
General note: Script style: zhuan shu. ; Tombstone unearthed from Luoyang, Henan in 1922. ; Rubbing originally in Beijing University Archaeology Office.
Historical: Tombstone date: 23th. day of 4th. mo. of 2nd. yr. of Changan, Tang dynasty (702).
Provenance: Previous owner: Beijing da xue yan jiu suo.
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork272604/urn-3:FHCL:487527/catalog
Record ID:
W272604_urn-3:FHCL:487527