Someone sent me this picture and asked me if I knew what it was:


I had a couple of hunches and browsed through Pleco's Small Seal Script Chinese character font. The small seal script for 良 looks very similar:


But I'm not expert & there might be some rookie mistake I'm making here.

Is it the picture actually the character 良 -or- have I somehow lost the plot here on this one?


Yes, it is「良」.

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That's just a minor shape variation, probably influenced by Qin bamboo or Han clerical brush writing.

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In small seal script, the bottom of「良」is corrupted into「亾」(「亡」), so as long as you see something resembling「亾」then that's a positive identification.

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