Japanese Hanging Scroll Vtg Cleaning Your Heart Wooden Box Kakejiku SC948
Japanese Hanging Scroll Vtg Cleaning Your Heart Wooden Box Kakejiku SC948
Japanese Hanging Scroll Vtg Cleaning Your Heart Wooden Box Kakejiku SC948
Japanese Hanging Scroll Vtg Cleaning Your Heart Wooden Box Kakejiku SC948
Japanese Hanging Scroll Vtg Cleaning Your Heart Wooden Box Kakejiku SC948
Japanese Hanging Scroll Vtg Cleaning Your Heart Wooden Box Kakejiku SC948
Japanese Hanging Scroll Vtg Cleaning Your Heart Wooden Box Kakejiku SC948
Japanese Hanging Scroll Vtg Cleaning Your Heart Wooden Box Kakejiku SC948

Japanese Hanging Scroll Vtg Cleaning Your Heart Wooden Box Kakejiku SC948

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Japanese Hanging Scroll Kakejiku W/ Wooden Box

This vintage Japanese hanging scroll (kakejiku or makimono) features a calligraphed kanji meaning "heart". The kanji is being cleaned by small characters. Above the kanji, there is a calligraphed poem. This piece is signed by an artist Shusui and a red seal. It is stored in a wooden box.

Kakejiku is a Japanese picture or calligraphy mounted on a piece of paper. Kakejiku was a tool to spread Buddhism in Japan. It has been integrated with Japanese culture as interior decoration. Tokokake is used at the Tokonoma in tatami room. Chakake has Zen words used in the tea ceremony room. Buddha-kake is used in the Buddhist altar.

  • Paper, silk, wood
  • C1980
  • Characters on the box: 洗心之図 senshin no zu 
  • Item weight: 743 grams
  • Packed weight: 1000 grams
  • Scroll approx. 131 cm long x 60 cm wide (ends) x 54 cm wide (paper)
  • Box approx. 63.5 cm long x 8 cm wide x 7.5 cm tall
  • Good condition considering its age. Wear and tear due to age. Please see the photos.
  • We got this item at an antique auction in Tajimi in Gifu, Japan

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About Us: We are Dan and Maiko. Since moving to Japan in 2001, we have gained a vast knowledge of Japanese antiques and vintage items and we are happy to bring you many beautiful items from Japan. If you have any questions don't hesitate to get in touch with us.

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