[ Harmony ]
Reference Number
" Harmony "
Sugawara Donge (1866 - 1956)

Buddhistic monk of the Rinzai-Shu Sect of Zen Buddhism.
Donge was born in Echigo Province (present Niigata Prefecture) in 1866.
His real given name was Jiho.
In 1904, he received an Inka permission from Takeda Mokurai at the Kennin-Ji Temple in Kyoto.
In next year, Donge became the chief priest of the Kencho-Ji Temple in Kamakura and also became the Kancho representative of the Kencho-Ji School of the Rinzan-Shu Sect.
He passed away in the 31st year of the Showa era (1956) at the age of 91.

Signature & Seal
Part of Writing
Japanese Paper, 111.5 x 39.5 cm ( 44 x 15.6 inches )
Japanese Paper, 168 x 52 cm ( 66 x 20.5 inches )
Roller End Material
Ebony Wood
No Box

There are spots and folds to some extent.
As a whole, the condition of this scroll is not so bad.
A Kanji Zen word which literally means "Harmony" is drawn well in good running form.

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Zen Phrase written with Japanese Brush and Ink
Rakkan Signature & Stamps of Sugawara Donge
Signature & Seals
Shitan Ebony Wood
Roller End
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