Chinese Rubbings Collection

Hunting scenes on pottery pot of Eastern Han Dynasty (3): Large Jar: Cut designs on shoulder of large pot: Dong Han tao weng shou lie dong wu tu an (3)

Description:
Rubbing from cut designs on shoulder of large pot (weng, an earthen jar) featuring 2 layers of designs: on the top layer: a hound-dog image on the left sniffing and creeping toward west and another hound-dog sitting facing east on the right; 2nd. layer depicting a monkey image crawling toward west and a hunter armed with a lance of the type "ge" (dagger-axe) moves toward east.
Creation Date:
early 20th. century?
Extent:
23 x 34.5 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
pots
pottery
engravings
animals
hunting
bands (ensembles)
dogs
human figures
hunters
weapons
daggers (weapons)
monkeys
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Eastern Han
Materials/Techniques:
paper
ink
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Handbook of the Collections in the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Mary Atkins Museum of Fine Arts, 1973, p. 76. (Large Jar).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork278284/urn-3:FHCL:537913/catalog
Record ID:
W278284_urn-3:FHCL:537913