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CHINA, late Qing dynasty Horizontal calligraphy,...

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CHINA, late Qing dynasty Horizontal calligraphy, in ink on silk, consisting of four large characters "Qian hua xu yan" or "prolong the flame of a thousand flowers" (an expression symbolizing the continuation of life in all its beauty and diversity), followed by two red seals, probably originally the header (yinshou) preceding a painting on a horizontal scroll, from which it has been cut. H. 26 cm - L. 85.5 cm (as seen) LDM Wear, folds, small tears, framed under glass