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I was very happy with this piece. It looks perfect over my door. The color is not as red as it looks. It is actually much nicer in person....
Long Life Hand-rubbed Medium Rosewood Finish Wall Plaque (China)
This unique red wall plaque adds charm and style to any room. Crafted with the purpose of wishing a long and healthy life, this hand-crafted wall plaque brings character to your home. This unframed wall art is completed with a hand-rubbed finish.
Add old world charm to any room with this Chinese Long Life wall plaque.
The plaque was fashioned after a Ming dynasty style Chinese calligraphy wall plaque. The piece expresses wishes for a long and healthy life. This piece was hand-crafted using traditional Chinese joinery and finishing techniques by artisans in Guangdong province, mainland China. The plaque is topped off with a hand-rubbed medium rosewood finish.
The Story Behind the Product
This factory is located in the Guangdong region of mainland China. The father is the main person in charge and employs many family members. Day to day operations are run by an aunt while the son is being groomed to take over once his father retires - all of this family greatly adds to the quality and productivity of this factory. Over 300 skilled and non-skilled craftsman work together, passing knowledge and craftsmanship from generation to generation. The working conditions of this group are excellent. The factory provides an excellent lunch each day for the staff. Attending strictly to the local and international anti-dumping and fair trade practice laws, Oriental Homes is proud to bring a piece of their culture into your home.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
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I was very happy with this piece. It looks perfect over my door. The color is not as red as it looks. It is actually much nicer in person.Read More
I could not be more pleased. That plaque is so awesome. Love the size, shape and color.Read More
i have a hard time believing that this was hand made - over priced but it looks nice behind my bedRead More
From a far the wall plaque looks fine but don't get close up for it looks cheap.Read More
I love this piece. Wanted a simple and elegant touch of color in a newly redone bathroom that is all grays and whites. This is the perfect accent piece. It adds a bit of difference and complements the total room.Read More
This is beautiful! We already have pieces of furniture with the long life symbol on them and this wall hanging completes the theme and the "look" I was wanting! Was packed with unbelievable care!Read More
I was really surprised at how much larger it was upon receipt. It is absolutely beautiful! Another great buy from Overstock :)Read More
i like the plaque a lot, i was just hoping it was a bit bigger? overall i would have to say this was a great idea and i would purchase it again... just be aware of the measurements for the place you plan to hang it. great color!Read More
Beautifully crafted and solid. Nice size, too - not too big or small.Read More
I love Asian influences around my home and this fit beautifully on a short dining room wall. In my opinion it is made well and I especially like the metal/brass décor on top from which it hangs. The finish is nicely polished and eye catching. I would definitely buy it again.Read More
Questions & Answers
Unique design that matches my room decor
what are the dimensions? i can't find them anywhere on the page...
Dimensions: 12in. Diameter
Which finish is which? Im guessing rosewood is the lighter, reddish finish, and honey is the darker finish?
The rosewood color is the dark finish shown in the picture (middle). The honey color is going to be the reddish brown finish.
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