Chinese Rubbings Collection

Daily life and journey scenes: Qi ju tu, xing lu tu

Creation Date:
19th cent.-early 20th cent.
Description:
Rubbing of carved stone images from relief sculpture of 3 registers (part of decorative horizontal band) depicting human figures in a procession riding with horse-drawn vehicles on the bottom register; the second register depicting standing and kneeling figures; the top register depicting human figures in dancing movements. From group of "Shandong Teng xian" slabs. Dated to late Eastern Han (between 147-189 AD).
Extent:
37 x 67.5 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Shandong Sheng, China
shrine houses
tombs
chariots
horse-drawn vehicles
human figures
dance figures
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Eastern Han
Qing
Minguo
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. 87.
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/olvwork297944/urn-3:FHCL:899203/catalog
Record ID:
W297944_urn-3:FHCL:899203