Chinese Rubbings Collection

Image of dragon (1): Qing long: Long xing tu an diao shi (1)

Creation Date:
early 20th. century?
Description:
Rubbing of rectangular surface from a stele (probably part of a tombstone addition or a coffin chamber) depicting a winged and feathered dragon image (probably "qing long"-- Blue Dragon of the Eastern part of the quadrant, Spring) facing east in a clouds setting.
Extent:
45 x 23 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
dragons
Animals mythical
stone carving
clouds
rectangular
feathers
additions
tombstones
wings
stele (archaeology)
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
?
Materials/Techniques:
ink
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Han Tang tong wu diao ke yi shu, 2000, p. 2, p. 19 (qing long, for comparsion).
General note: Pair with G-59 / olvwork279047.
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork279037/urn-3:FHCL:546125/catalog
Record ID:
W279037_urn-3:FHCL:546125