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19th Century Chinese Sign of Honor

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Offered to an honoured friend of the community to mark a moment and then hung prominently, this sign proclaims “prosperity for posterity” beautifully scripted in gold ink. Made of northern elmwood, the sign is covered all over with chips of mica, a mineral that was frequently used for its glistening properties during the 19th century in Fujian province. Honour a wall or lintel with its expressive calligraphy and painterly appeal.

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1850
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 37 in. x W 90 in. x D 2 in.H 93.98 cm x W 228.6 cm x D 5.08 cm
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller Reference Number
    MMM051
  • Reference Number
    LU820015319642
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