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Chinese Elmwood Sign

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Chinese Elmwood Sign

This sign likely hung above a very prominent community member’s front door during the Qing dynasty. The carved inscription—preserved in its original red and black lacquer patina—reads: “the head of the household is righteous to the point of goodness”.
Origin | China
Year Made | 19th Century
Material | Elmwood, Lacquer
Dimensions | 64"W x 0.5"D x 34"H
ID | 09C05124
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