The exquisitely rendered archaic style characters are verses of traditional folk poetry. (See below for rough translation.) Large (6ft. x 6ft.), hand painted ink and watercolor silk screen. Song dynasty (10th century China) brush art style. Crafted from silk covered paper, glued over four side-by-side lacquered wood frames. Matted with a fine Chinese silk brocade border. Comes with lacquered brass geometric hangers for easy mounting. Can be displayed as a privacy screen, partly folded to stand upright on a table or floor. Note that no two renderings are exactly the same. Subtle, beautiful hand painted wall art for a fraction of the cost of a comparable print. "Carpenter" written by Liu Zhong Yuan of the Tang Dynasty about 800 years ago. Translation: The carpenter doesn't have enough working tools so others are puzzled by his ways. One day he is invited to build a house and is quite skilled in managing the job. He judges the wood and the measurements and gives orders to his fellow men. The job is finished nice and quick. To run a country is just like building a house. It is not necessary to do everything yourself as long as you understand the way and can manage others to finish the tasks. .
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