Chinese Rubbings Collection

Image of carp fish jumping over dragon gate: Li yu long men tu

Creator/Contributor:
Duan, Fang, 1861-1911, Chinese, associated name, associated name
Creation Date:
late 19th. century?
Description:
Rubbing from jade rectangular surface featuring 1 carved dragon design with cloud motifs on top, 1 carp fish ("li yu") image in wave motifs on the bottom and a gate structure with Chinese characters, "long men" (dragon gate) in the middle.
Extent:
21.5 x 12 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
jade
collections
stone carving
dragons
fish
gates
buildings
Animals mythical
structures (single built works)
wave pattern
clouds
houses
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Qing
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
relief
Notes:
Citation/references: Tao zhai gu yu tu (in Gu yu tu ji hui kan, Na Zhiliang ed., 1978). ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 773 (Duan Fang).
General note: G-38 (21.5 x 10 cm) is a duplicate copy.
Provenance: Previous owner: Duan Fang (1861-1911).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork351460/urn-3:FHCL:906682/catalog
Record ID:
W351460_urn-3:FHCL:906682