Unknown Artist | Japanese Calligraphy | Shodō V (書道)

  • $219.00

Artist: Unknown/Unread
Date: 1988
Title: Japanese Calligraphy | Shodō V (書道)
Medium: Ink on Shikishi
Size: 26.75cm x 23.75cm

 "The crane is dancing in the new green, the turtle is playing in pond"

The crane and turtle are symbols of longevity.

Shikishi are a special type of square card paper used for writing poems and drawing illustrations, and in other cases mounting various types of prints to, including wood block prints and japanese are of all types. In some cases the shikishi has precious metals woven into the threads of the washi (traditional japanese paper). 

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