Small tomb brick with inscription dating to 1st year of Yuanping era: Tianping yuan nian ming xiao zhuan: Yuanping yuan nian ming xiao zhuan
- Creation Date:
- early 20 th. century
- Rubbing of tomb brick depicting a set of 4 geometric patterns (1 with writings: "Tianping yuan nian") lined up in a rectangular space. A seal "Tao zhai cang zhuan" in the lower right corner, indicates the rubbing previouly owned by Duan Fang (Tao Zhai, 1861-1911).
- 37 x 16 cm
- No linguistic content
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- Style Period:
- Eastern Wei
- Citation/references: Zhonghua wu qian nian wen wu ji kan: zhuan wa bian, 1989, pl. 55b (similar brick-- Wei, "Han shi zao zhuan" shang che mian ji he wen yang). ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 773 (Duan Fang).
Historical: Brick date: "Tianping yuan nian" -- 1st. yr. of Tianping, Eastern Wei Dynasty (534).
Provenance: Previous owner: Duan Fang (Tao Zhai, 1861-1911).
- Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
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