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Wangzi Qiao Riding a Crane
As in the qin melody Yao Tian Sheng He (Jade Sheng Heavenly Crane)
王子喬上鶴圖
Two illustrations of Wangzi Qiao riding a crane                                

The illustration on the left is from the Sancai Tuhui (1607 CE).1

The illustration on the right is from Lie Xian Quan Zhuan.2

For another illustration of Wangzi Qiao see Yuan You, Illustration 1.

There are five poems about Wangzi Qiao in the Yuefu Shiji.3 The lyrics of one of them can be made to fit with the music of Yao Tian Sheng He, Section 8.

See also images of riding a dragon here and here.

 
 

 
 

Footnotes (Numbers refer to entries in Zhongwen Dacidian)

1. Source of image
Found in 21295.39 王子喬 Wangzi Qiao; Volume VI of 琴曲集成 Qinqu Jicheng, pp.451-466, has a section of the Sancai Tuhui concerning qin, but it does not include this illustration.
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2. Lie Xian Quan Zhuan
See the 李攀龍選,列仙全傳 Lie Xian Quan Zhuan as compiled by Li Panlong (1514-1570), Zhonghua Shuju edition, p.437. This is an illustrated version of Lie Xian Zhuan.
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3. Zhonghua Shuju edition, p.437.
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