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Subject:Antique Signboard Translation
Posted By: Robert Tue, Jan 01, 2019 IP: 2600:8805:8880:5f50:

Can anyone one help translate the symbols on this wood Signboard? Assuming it’s Chinese or Japanese?
Thanks much!!

Subject:Re: Antique Signboard Translation
Posted By: rat Wed, Jan 02, 2019

Chinese, new, the archaic script wishing long life and good fortune

Subject:Re: Antique Signboard Translation
Posted By: I.Nagy Wed, Jan 02, 2019

The signboard is Chinese,
Right (vertical),
平如水 - Smooth as water
Long script from right to left,
壽永多福 - Eternal life and much happiness
Left (vertical),
千忍 - Qianren (Signature of carver - I hope I am right with the second character)
魁  - Kui (Pseudonym)

With regards,
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