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Calligraphy Scroll

  • CA CUMB CUMB_980.527
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Translated it reads: "whatever you do please give others a chance then the world will be a happy place."

Calligraphy Scroll Depicting Scene from “Shui Hu Zhuan”

  • CA CUMB CUMB_988.027.002
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The depiction is translated water margin. “Shui Hu Zhuan” is considered to be one of the 4 great novels of Chinese literature; the men depicted are members of the 108 stars of destiny, the main characters of the novel

Mrs. Hudson

Calligraphy Scroll of Scene From “Shui Hu Zhuan”

  • CA CUMB CUMB_2000.015.001
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Scene depiction translated in the water margin.“Shui Hu Zhuan” is considered to be one of the 4 great novels of Chinese literature; the men depicted are members of the 108 stars of destiny, the main characters of the novel. Hazel Jordan owned hote...

Calligraphy Scroll with Poem

  • CA CUMB CUMB_980.526
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The poem translates to: "always be kind and hospitable. It lays a good foundation for your heirs in the future."

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