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Typical Gallery Price: $60.00

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Family Love and Joy
Domestic Bliss
Wall Scroll


Family Love and Joy - Domestic Bliss - Wall Scroll
Family Love and Joy - Domestic Bliss - Wall Scroll
140.7cm
55¼"
51.2cm
20¼"

Approximate Measurements

Artwork Panel: 32.9cm x 85cm  ≈  13" x 33½"

Silk/Brocade: 42.2cm x 140.7cm  ≈  16½" x 55¼"

Width at Wooden Knobs: 51.2cm  ≈  20¼"

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Family Love and Joy - Domestic Bliss - Wall Scroll close up view

Close up view of the artwork mounted to this silk brocade wall scroll

This wall scroll is discounted because of a minor paper flaw and because the ink came out a bit light.

天倫之樂 means family love and joy, or domestic bliss in Mandarin Chinese.

The first two characters mean, "the bonds of the family."
The third character connects this to the fourth character which means happiness, joy, and cheerful.

This item was listed or modified
Aug 10th, 2018

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Gary's random little things about China:

Where's my fortune cookie?

So after traveling to China, you have just finished your first meal in a real Chinese restaurant.
But the bill comes, and the waiter forgot to bring everyone their fortune cookies!
Well, actually not...
You see, fortune cookies did not come from China (at least not directly).
One legend has it in the late 1800s or early 1900s, a Chinese man running a noodle making shop in San Francisco accidentally mixed a bunch of sugar in his dough, and didn't want to waste it. So he made cookies and stuck papers with people's fortunes on them as a novelty.
In the end, it's really the Chinese visitors to America that are confused when the waiter brings them a blob of sugary noodle dough with a piece of paper stuck in it.

Typical Gallery Price: $60.00

Your Price: $25.00