Chinese Rubbings Collection

Inscription commemorating merits and virtues of Duke of Bin State ; Bin guo gong gong de ming ; B= middle

Creator/Contributor:
Liu, Gongquan, 778-865, creator, calligrapher
Creation Date:
19th cent.-early 20th cent.
Description:
Rubbing of inscription commemorating charitable and pious deeds of Liang Shouqian (active during Xizong and Muzong reigns, Tang Dynasty, 9th.c ). Inscriptions recounting the merit and achievements of Liang in promoting Buddhism. Commemorations written by Yang Chenghe, tablet (not in Rubel collection) calligraphy by Lu Pi, stele engraved by Qiang Qiong.
Extent:
244 x 115 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
calligraphy
stele (archaeology)
inscriptions
virtues
Buddhism
officers (administrators)
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Minguo
Tang
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
intaglio
Notes:
General note: Script style: kai shu. ; "Gong de bei"-- the stele to the merits and virtues. Inscriptions usually stressed benevolent acts. ; Attached label on the back of rubbing indicates calligraphy associated with Liu Gongquan.
Historical: Stele date: 12th. mo. of 2nd. yr. of Changqing, Tang Dynasty (822).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork298323/urn-3:FHCL:1143893/catalog
Record ID:
W298323_urn-3:FHCL:1143893