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19th Century Chinese Carved Honorary Sign

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Remarkable Chinese honorary plaque featuring a large four character inscription and intricately carved geometric wan fret border with bats on all four corners and center. Traces of green lacquer pigment color still remain on borders with blue and red on the center and gilt decoration on the bats. The panel has additional smaller inscriptions all around the sides and bottom. Highly unusual and rare antique piece from Guangx period. The sign was constructed using forged nails and has a beautiful distressed patina.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 41.5 in. (105.41 cm)Width: 83 in. (210.82 cm)Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Lovely distressed patina and faded lacquer.
  • Seller Location
    Rio Vista, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU155525549303

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    Ships From: Rio Vista, CA
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About the Seller
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Located in Rio Vista, CA

Erin Lane Estate is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and its team of furniture restorers, art curators, professional appraisers and Asia specialists sources prime vintage and antique furniture from the finest estates in Northern and Southern California. Erin Lane Estate specializes in Hollywood Regency, McGuire, Chinese and Japanes...

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