Ink-stones: Shaped like a lute, Ch'in-yang-yen (qin yang yan)
|Collections||Arthur Llewellyn Basham|
|Title:||Ink-stones: Shaped like a lute, Ch'in-yang-yen (qin yang yan)|
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
|Description:||This ink-stone is carved to represent the ancient seven-stringed lute, ku-ch'in (guqin). Both ends of the strings are shown, but in the middle the place where the ink should be rubbed, is carved out. On the right side seven studs are visible. The correct number would be thirteen|
the inscription on the reverse refers to this anomaly.
|Other Identifiers:||ANUA 682-5193|
|ANUA 682-5193.tif||16.64 MB||TIFF|
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.