Wednesday, January 22, 2014

New Aikido Kakejiku

This scroll was commissioned for a new Aikido dojo. If you are interested in having a custom scroll made please view or email to

The top portion contains an Enso, and the bottom vertical writing says Nihon Goshin Aikidou. It is written in the semi-cursive, gyousho, japanese calligraphy style by Yoshimi "Ryugyoku" Maples. The customer requested a Fukuro Hyougu style scroll with a black cloth and red suji. It has an Ebony Enshu wood jikusaki (Kokutan Enshu) and light gold (usukin) hanging string.

Dimensions as follows:

Name in Kanji Name in English Size in Bun Size in Inches
Ten 127 15.15
Partition Top 92 10.97
Suji 0.5 0.00
Partition Bottom 35 4.18
紙本の幅さ Artwork Width 55 6.56
紙本の長さ Artwork Length 218 26.01
Pillars 20 2.39
Chi Top 12 1.43
Suji 0.5 0.00
Chi Middle 15 1.79
Suji 0.5 0.00
Chi Bottom 40 4.77
掛け軸の幅さ Scroll Width 95 11.33
掛け軸の長さ Scroll Length 413.5 49.33

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