Bronze gui vessel-- Shi wang gui ; Shi wang gui
- Creation Date:
- late Qing Dynasty
- Rubbing of bronze ritual vessel (gui) with inscription from inside the vessel inscribed with 9 char. and the same 9 char. inscribed inside the lid. Surface decorations include "kui wen" motifs and geometric designs "xuan wen" (string patterns). Rubbing includes the inscriptions and detailed descriptions of the vessel written by members of Guo zi jian (the Imperial College) of Qing court.
- 130 x 48 cm
- No linguistic content
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- Style Period:
- Western Zhou
- 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).
Provenance: Originally collected by Qing royal court.
- Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
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