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Calligraphy - Fu (happiness)

Fu (happiness)

  • Object:

    Calligraphy

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    mid 1920s (taken)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    rubbing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. Thomas Tyrwhitt

  • Museum number:

    E.3456-1938

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case SS

Physical description

Rubbing of Chinese characters

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

mid 1920s (taken)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

rubbing

Dimensions

Height: 52.5 in, Width: 13 in

Descriptive line

Rubbing taken in mid-1920s of Chinese calligraphy characters representing Fu (happiness), original date unknown

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1938, London: Board of Education, 1939.

Materials

Wax

Techniques

Rubbing

Categories

Calligraphy

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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