"Carp", Rubbing from the Mieu Temple Urns
Medium:Bas Relief Rubbing on Rice Paper
Black rubbing of a carp, reeds, a river and a calligraphic character rice on white paper.
This rubbing came from one of the "Nine Dynasty Urns" that stand in the courtyard of the Mieu Temple in the Imperial City in Hue, Vietnam. Built in 1821 by Emperor Minh Mang the temple was dedicated to ten Emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty.