After finishing the discussion about the evaluation, Ouyang Shuo did not slack around and instead made a trip to the market.
Do not look at him being so confident in front of Yingyu, in truth, he had not prepared the new year gifts for the 3 directors. As the gifts were rewards for the 3 important directors, not only couldn’t it be shabby, it also had to have class and taste.
Fan Zhongyan and Tian Wen Jing were both still okay as they were traditional civil servants and giving them the four literary treasures were suitable. The four literary treasures in China were non-woven paper, emblem ink, lake pen and Duan Yan ink slabs.
A set of these four literary treasures would naturally be expensive. The highest grade was worth several thousand golds and wasn’t something that a small lord could afford. Even the most ordinary set would cost 20 gold coins. Ouyang Shuo gritted his teeth and spent 40 gold coins on two sets.
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