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Subject:Old Chest
Posted By: Leandra S. Fri, May 05, 2017 IP:

I recently obtained an old chest. It is in poor shape, but I liked the artwork. I have look on it and I cannot find anything saying who/when/where it was made.

I was wondering is the character in the center is from an Asian Language. If it is, can you tell me what it means and which language? Thank you for any help.

Subject:Re: Old Chest
Posted By: Leandra S Fri, May 05, 2017

I found this information, but if anyone has any ideas on how old the chest is that would be great.

Double Happiness (simplified Chinese: 双喜; traditional Chinese: 雙喜; pinyin: shuāngxǐ) sometimes translated as Double Happy, is a Chinese traditional ornament design, commonly used as a decoration and symbol of marriage. Outside of China, it is also used in the United States, Europe and Southeast Asia

Subject:Re: Old Chest
Posted By: sue Tue, May 09, 2017

The chest is of a style that was common in the decorative market in the second half of the 20th c.
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