Chinese Rubbings Collection

Stele with inscription from corollary to the Book of Songs: Shi jing: Mao shi: Fu Kai cheng shi jing bu zi: Book of Songs: Shi jing bu zi (Shi jing)

Creation Date:
19th. century?
Description:
Rubbing from stele with inscription from corollary to a classical Confucian text ("Shi jing", the Book of Songs or Book of Odes). Corollary written in Ming Dynasty. Stele engraved by Wang Yaodian and others.
Extent:
51 x 85 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
inscriptions
stele (archaeology)
Chinese classics
calligraphy
poetry
Confucianism
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Eastern Zhou
Ming Dynasty
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Xi'an bei lin, 1963. p. 31. ; Xi'an bei lin shi, 1998, p. 221. ; Xi'an bei lin quan ji, 1999, Case No. 23, v. 188, p. 628. (Fu Kai cheng shi jing bu zi) (full rubbing and all sections)
General note: Script style: kai shu. ; Stele is from a group of 97 small stelae written and engraved by students from 3 Capital County schools in 16th. yr. of Wangli, Ming Dynasty (1588). The group of stelae was all corollary to various classical Confucian texts as addendum to "Kai cheng shi jing" which was damaged in a major earthquake (Guanzhong Earthquake) in 34th. yr. of Jiajing, Ming Dynasty (1555).
Historical: Stele date: 16th yr. of Wanli, Ming Dynasty (1588).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork277685/urn-3:FHCL:476975/catalog
Record ID:
W277685_urn-3:FHCL:476975