Chinese Rubbings Collection

Bronze xi water vessel-- Jun yi zi sun xi: Jun yi zi sun xi

Creator/Contributor:
Duan, Fang, 1861-1911, Chinese, associated name, collector
Creation Date:
late Qing Dynasty
Description:
Rubbing from Han bronze vessel (Xi, water container) with 4 character inscription, "jun yi zi sun," (May [the Xi, water container] be cherished by sons and grandsons for generations), between 2 fish images inscribed. Plain surface. Rubbing includes inscriptions and 2 seals: 1 of collector (Family Shrine) and 1 of the rubbing artist (studio).
Extent:
112 x 63 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
bronzes
water
inscriptions
fish
families
seals
ritual objects
containers
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Han
Qing
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
relief
Notes:
Citation/references: Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 773 (Duan Fang). ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 244. (Jun yi zi sun xi).
General note: Script style: zhuan shu. ; Same 2 seals also appeare on another rubbing -- Huan Pan (A-04/ olvwork281279).
Provenance: Previous owner: Duan Fang (1861-1911).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork281586/urn-3:FHCL:476987/catalog
Record ID:
W281586_urn-3:FHCL:476987