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The Story of a 4th Generation Japanese Scroll Mounter

By Niko Kitsakis / 13/05/2013 /

Hideyuki Kamon makes Kakejiku – the hanging scrolls you see in japanese tea rooms, temples or traditional guest houses. He is what is called a “Hyōgushi”, a scroll mounter.

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Nine Sons of The Dragon King

By Ponte Ryūrui / 06/03/2012 /

the most renowned Asian dragon ink painting – The Nine Dragons Scroll (九龍圖卷, pinyin: Jiǔ long tú juǎn). Chen Rong was a scholar and also a low level official

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Hanging scroll – the ancient tradition (Part II)

By Ponte Ryūrui / 20/10/2011 /

In this article on hanging scrolls I would like to explain one of the correct ways of signing the protective box that comes with the scroll.

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Hanging scroll – the ancient tradition (Part 1)

By Ponte Ryūrui / 01/08/2011 /

The hanging scroll is an art of its own, although it does not exist without the calligraphy work. It is said that the beauty of calligraphy depends on the

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