Zen Buddhist priest belonged to the Daitoku-Ji school of the Rinzai-Shu
Sect of Zen Buddhism.
The 479th cheif abbot of the Daitoku-Ji Headquarter Temple in Kyoto.
After leaving that position, Sojun became the chief priest of the Tokai-Ji Temple in Tokyo.
He deceased on April 15 of the 41st year of the Meiji era.
The scroll is slightly foxed overall as it was drawn years ago.
There are some faint spots and folds on the drawing part.
Although, the condition of this scroll is not bad.
A four-character Kanji idiom is drawn powerfully using Japanese Fude brush and black Sumi ink.
The idiom means that "Overconfidence can be very dangerous".
This calligraphy was done when Sojun was serving as the chief priest of the Tokai-Ji Temple.
The endorsement written by Shino Chikuin on the lid of wooden box proves the drawing was certainly done by Keiso Sojun.
However, the personal history of Shino Chikuin is unspecified at all.