Chinese Rubbings Collection

Stele (damaged) commemorating Cao Zhen: Cao zhen can bei

Creator/Contributor:
Duan, Fang, 1861-1911, Chinese, associated name, collector
Creation Date:
19th. century?
Description:
Rubbing of inscription from a stele commemorating Cao Zhen (185-231, position title: "Da si ma" and "Da si kong"-- Great General, Commander-in-Chief), in Cao Wei, Three Kingdoms.
Extent:
75 x 99 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
inscriptions
stele (archaeology)
generals
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Three Kingdoms: Wei
Qing
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Tao zhai cang shi ji, 1909, v. 3. ; Beijing tu shu guan cang Zhongguo li dai shi ke ta ben hui bian, 1991, v. 2, p. 7. ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 582. ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 773 (Duan Fang).
General note: Script style: li shu. ; Stele was reportly excavated outside Xian City Gate (south gate) during Daoguang (1820-1850) , Qing Dynasty and later collected by Duan Fang (Tao Zhai, 1861-1911).
Historical: Stele date: 3rd. yr. -4th. yr of Qinglong, Wei, Three Kingdoms (235-236).
Provenance: Previous owner: Duan Fang (Tao Zhai, 1861-1911).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork284148/urn-3:FHCL:1065346/catalog
Record ID:
W284148_urn-3:FHCL:1065346