Welcome! Isn't calligraphy in ancient
Chinese Characters interesting? I think it attracts many people
throughout the world. Since ancient Chinese Characters have a
good number of hieroglyph (pictograph), so a mere calligraphy
becomes a picture. I consider that a calligraphy is a sort of
picture, but it may be difficult to understand for those who
don't have experience of the culture of Chinese Characters. In
a calligraphy in ancient Chinese Characters, animals, plants
and any other things which have been a DEAD sign in the every-day
characters, becoming stiff, come to life once again. For example,
horses, elephants and dragons.... they are understood by everyone
at a glance.
From1971, for15 years or so, exhibited at least once a year in Kyoto. In 1980, owned a gallery named "Galerie Ichi-jin(a grain of cosmic dust)" in Kyoto. Since about these times concentrated on the study of ancient Characters in calligraphy and its practice. In 1989, moved house from "Galerie Ichi-jin" to my present house and changed names to "Atelier Yuh-rin (play with one of four imaginary divine beasts, Kirin deer) kan".
In December 1997, appeared on a NHK TV program "Oshare koh-boh" as an interviewee of calligraphy in ancient Chinese Characters.
Koh-kotsu bun are the ancient Chinese Characters left on bones and tortoise carapace. This is one of the Koh-kotsu bun which hasn't been deciphered so far. It seems to depict an animal, perhaps a pig, caught in a net or thrust at by a rake-like devise with a long handle. Or,it may be a scene to raise this animal. No.3371 is the consecutive number of undeciphered Characters listed in "koh-kotsu bun hen" which is the authoritative Chinese dictionary for Koh-kotsu bun.
A-2.Kim-bun Ki-goh moji No.016
Kim-bun are the ancient Chinese Characters which are cast in a mold on bronze vessels. Koh-kotsu bun & Kim-bun are the oldest Characters (from about 3500 years ago) in China. Ki-goh moji is a mark or a kind of logotype and it is usually seen in Kim-bun. It is used like a signature of a person or a tribe. No.016 is a consecutive number of Kim-bun Ki-goh moji in "Kim-bum hen" which is the authoritative Chinese dictionary for Kim-bun.
Soldier with a pike and a shield.
A-3.Kim-bun Ki-goh moji No.519
owned by Mr. Kaoru Morita
A-10.Bi-roku（by So Toh-ba）
Bi-roku wo tomo to su
consider a deer or reindeer a friend (a seclued life in a forest in the mountain)
owned by Mr. Hiroshi Inoue
A scene from NHK TV's "Oshare koh-boh" 2.12.1997.
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