Chinese Rubbings Collection

Decors on architectural frame: Jian zhu zhuang shi tu

Creation Date:
19th cent.-early 20th cent.
Description:
Rubbing of carved stone images from relief sculpture of geometric patterns used in part of architectural frame. From group of "Shandong Teng xian" slabs. Dated to late Eastern Han (between 147-189 AD).
Extent:
61 x 112.5 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Shandong Sheng, China
geometric patterns
shrine houses
architecture
tombs
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Eastern Han
Minguo
Qing
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
relief
Notes:
Citation/references: Bali da xue Beijing Han xue yan jiu suo, Han dai hua xiang quan ji, Chu bian, 1950, No. 85.
General note: Tengxian, also named Tengzhou, includes several sites with engraved stone slabs unearthed. Tengzhou once served as a prefecture capital in Shandong Province.
Historical: Slabs date: approximately, dated to late Eastern Han (between 147-189 AD).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork297942/urn-3:FHCL:987718/catalog
Record ID:
W297942_urn-3:FHCL:987718