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Subject:silk with script
Posted By: david Mon, Feb 26, 2018 IP: 2607:fea8:1d5f:f819:

Hello, Can someone please translate the script on this silk panel and give me an approx date on it. NOTE: The silk itself appears to have some good age to it! Any assistance would be greatly appreciated! Thank you! David.

Subject:Re: silk with script
Posted By: I.Nagy Tue, Feb 27, 2018

Inscription headlines,
乾元亨利貞  - Sky -Practice of Great Auspicious Divination
鎮宅光明  - For town and house
唵勅令 - 沸勅令 - Sacred voice ordinance - Buddha`s ordinance
(by the God of the Year -a deity who was believed to change his dwelling on earth in every year)
A New Year divination script based on the Book of Changes (I Ching) using a type of divination called
There is no date indication, could be from the Qing

With regards,
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