Chinese Rubbings Collection

Tomb epitaph on coffin cover: Zong shi xiao chuan gong mu zhi gai

Description:
Rubbing from cover of tomb epitaph with 16 characters in zhuan shu (seal style). Inscriptions with floral decorations, mythical animal designs (including dragon and phoenix).
Creation Date:
19th cent.-early 20th cent.
Extent:
76 x 77 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
dragons
Animals mythical
floral decorations
inscriptions
tombstones
phoenix (mythical bird)
birds
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Ming Dynasty
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Xi'an bei lin, 1963, p. 86.
General note: Script style: zhuan shu.
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork272713/urn-3:FHCL:910030/catalog
Record ID:
W272713_urn-3:FHCL:910030