Bronze ding vessel-- Kang hou ding: Kang hou ding
- Creation Date:
- late Qing Dynasty
- Rubbing of bronze ritual vessel (ding) with inscription from inside the vessel inscribed with 6 char. Surface decorations include tao tie motifs covering the vessel and geometric designs "lei wen" (thunder patterns). Rubbing includes the inscriptions and detailed descriptions of the vessel written by Guo zi jian (the Imperial College) of Qing court.
- 130 x 48 cm
- No linguistic content
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- Style Period:
- Western Zhou
- Citation/references: San dai ji jing wen cun, 1983, v. 3, p. 3.
General note: Script style: inscription in jin wen; descriptions in kai shu. ; Original bronze vessel is part of imperial collections of Qing court. Original rubbing made by Guo zi jian (the Imperial College, the highest educational administration in Qng dynasty) in 28th. yr. of Guangxiu, Qing Dynasty (1902). ; Original bronze vessel currently in National Palace Museum, Taipei.
Provenance: Originally collected by Qing royal court.
- Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
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