Calligraphy couplet given to Xian Zhou. Both are done on paper with 7 characters and 1 seal each, and have no backing or dowel. Dimensions are 51 inches tall X 13 inches wide. All measurements are approximate.
Condition: They have minor creasing and a few stains.
Provenance: From the estate of Ai Xian Zhou (1890-1955). Mr. Ai was a pioneer of higher education in China during the early 20th century, as well as a renowned psychologist. He was a professor of psychology and a dean of the College of Education at China Central University. He was also appointed to various leadership positions in the Department of Education in the Nationalist government of the 1930s and 1940s.
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