Translates to: “May your blessings be boundless like the stream to the East Sea. May your like be as long as the aged pine in the Southern mountain.”
Very famous couplet traditionally given as a birthday gift.
Bamboo pieces have been cut in half and stained a dark mahogany color (close ups below show the true color), while the calligraphy sections have been carved in and painted in black. Price is for the pair.