Pair of Red Lacquer Couplet Signs

c. 1900
$1,480 USD
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W: 5.75" D: 0.5" H: 46.0"
Northern Elmwood
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This pair of decorative red lacquer signs dates to the late 19th century and is carved in relief with a poetic couplet. Carved to resemble ink calligraphy, the couplet reads: "Do good deeds without questioning your happiness, pursue knowledge without forgetting your principles." The long, vertical signs are each finished with a thin layer of red and black lacquer, now faded from years of use.

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