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Wanting to know what this says. Purchased at GoodWill to keep kitchen utensils in. There are no other markings or indications of where it came from originally. Posted in reddit and no ine was able to tell me what it says. Any help is much appreciated ! Thanks in advance !


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  • Awwal12

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    As far as I can see, it does contain several recognizable Chinese characters. It might contain some text in Chinese, Korean or at least potentially Japanese (some other possibilities also exist, taking the historical usage of Chinese symbols into account), but given the pretty random positioning of some characters and apparently non-uniform calligraphy, the symbols well may be just decorative and not bearing any solid message.

    Probably you could get a more detailed answer from some people proficient in Chinese, Korean or (medieval) Japanese.