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19th Century Chinese Carved Honorary Sign

$5,800.00 $3,800.00

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: 83"w x 3"d x 41.5"h

Circa: 1880

Condition: Good; minor wear consistent with age and use. Lovely distressed patina and faded lacquer.