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Seal decipherment I think this actually might be a character, which is 「夒」. Glyph evolution of 「夒」: 商甲甲2336合集35269商甲甲2043合集24963春秋・秦金秦子簋故宮05.6三國・魏隸魏上尊號奏秦漢魏晉篆今楷  張XX印 (Other characters are too faded out) 追摹古人出新意 干𩫨(城) 𢗍(志)⿱龸子(學)茟(筆)印


MDBG 醒 xǐng to wake up / to be awake / to become aware / to sober up / to come to How to find your answer: You could use a site like: mdbg (click the handwriting button next to "Go") or qhanzi to write in your character and then copy and paste into a dictionary.


it's 吴亮屏. if you do a search online, this is kinda famous kind of 紫砂壶 click however, the stamp looks different from what I see online, so not sure if it's real.


沈 (right top) 紅 (right bottom) 英 (left top) 制 (left bottom)


Given enough effort, I suppose you could read, silently, the text of any language without having to actually pronounce the words out loud. Like the way we look at long medical terms spelled in the "English" alphabet, knowing what it is but would not bother to actually pronounce them? Doing this for any language may, I suppose, miss the enjoyment of ...


I can't easily recognize words in Chinese scripts, I guess my father too or my grandfather too, so it's ok about readable. I can't tell this is written by Chinese or foreign by just looking at it, but Chinese people who do scripts would write traditional Chinese character instead of simplified even in China mainland. And 太 is not that being written like ...


It's 朱 In 篆文: It is a common surname in Chinese, originally refers to inner red wood. 說文解字注: 朱本木名。引伸假借爲純赤之字。糸部曰。絑、純赤也。是其本字也。 For variations you can find here :


This is an incomplete text of the poem 《西江月・作伴修行未是》 by Yuan Dynasty poet 譚處端, produced verbatim from the image, detailed below: The text is split into columns from right to left as on the image, with pauses inserted at「//」. Characters inside parentheses()indicate the modern equivalent. ⿰亻𠆦(作)伴修行未是 // 𩙞𩙞(飄飄) 物外行持 // 孤雲野鶴 任東㢴(西)// 何有些兒礙 滯 //...

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