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Ink-stones: Shaped like a lute, Ch'in-yang-yen (qin yang yan)

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dc.contributor.authorFu, Mi
dc.contributor.authorPhotographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
dc.coverage.spatialChina
dc.date.accessioned2020-08-24T03:51:29Z
dc.date.available2020-08-24T03:51:29Z
dc.date.created1938
dc.identifierANUA 682-5193
dc.identifier.otherC-540
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/208283
dc.descriptionThis 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
dc.descriptionthe inscription on the reverse refers to this anomaly.
dc.format.extent35mm
dc.format.mediumslide
dc.format.mediumb&w
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.subjectChina
dc.subjectinscriptions
dc.subjectbook scan
dc.titleInk-stones: Shaped like a lute, Ch'in-yang-yen (qin yang yan)
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesSource: Mi Fu, Mi Fu on Ink-Stones, edited and translated by Robert Hans van Gulik, Beijing, Henri Vetch, 1938, p. 33
dc.date.updated2020-08-24T03:51:29Z
dc.provenanceDigitised by the Australian National University in 2345
dc.rights.licenseThis image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University.
CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham

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