Chinese Fortune God Scroll Set (3 scrolls) - Velvet with God of Fortune embossing Scroll size: 28.00" x 62", the two Couplet Poem Scrolls size: 10.50" x 62"(WXFK)
Chinese Fortune God Scroll Set (3 scrolls) - Velvet with God of Fortune embossing Scroll size: 28.00" x 62", the two Couplet Poem Scrolls size: 10.50" x 62" : Scroll in the middle is the Fortune God. Scroll on the left side of the Scroll read "Business Blooming Reaching Four Seas", scroll on the right side read "Money Coming in from Three Rivers" Dulian (Chinese couplets written on scrolls, etc. or a pair of scrolls containing a poetic couplet), also known as ying lian (pillar couplets) or dui zi (antithetical couplets), is a unique literary genre in China. Generally speaking, duilian can be classified into Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) couplets, wedding couplets, longevity couplets, elegiac couplets, decorative couplets, trade couplets, social couplets, and miscellaneous couplets including facetious or humorous couplets. Couplets can be long or short. The shortest one contains one or two characters, and the longest one several hundred characters, which can be seen on ancient Chinese architecture. The structure of the couplets can be zheng dui (parallel in meaning), fan dui (antithetical in meaning), liushui dui (same meaning expressed in two sentences, e.g. a couplet), and jijiu dui (a couplet made of two lines from different poets, etc.