Custom Japanese Scrolls
Japanese Scrolls, called kakemono, are true works of art. Often displayed in traditional Japanese settings such as in a dojo, as a centerpiece in a tokonoma, as part of the Japanese tea ceremony, or displayed with bonsai or suiseki.
Throughout history, Japanese scrolls have been an integral part of Japanese culture and aesthetics. And today one sees Japanese Scrolls, with earth-tone silk borders, as accent pieces in Western-style decor. Whether displayed traditionally, or custom framed, Japanese Scrolls are beautiful and affordable works of art.
Many of the designs on StockKanji.com can be ordered as an original Japanese scroll. Simply check the optional "Hand-Brushed Art" for your favorite design to see if it is available.
We also offer completely custom scrolls giving you the opportunity to work directly with Master Takase to create exactly the scroll you want.
These Japanese Scrolls, called kakemono, are beautiful works of art hand-lettered by Master Japanese Calligrapher Eri Takase. Each calligraphy piece is a unique work of art individually created when your order is placed. Scrolls are completed in as little as a few days.
These Japanese made scrolls use all Japanese materials include Japanese paper and high-quality silk. The scrolls arrive ready to hang and are designed to last generations.
We provide a wide range of ready made designs that you can choose from. For some ideas see our selection of Japanese Haiku Designs. As an example, the work on the left is a haiku by Basho composed on the death of his dear friend Issho who was a man of talent that died before his time. One translation is "Shake even the grave, My wailing is the autumn wind". For much more information on this poem see H3022 Haiku by Basho
We also offer completely custom scrolls in two sizes: The medium scroll is 12 1/4" W x 43" H and the Large which is 18" W x 72" H. While the scroll sizes are fixed we would be delighted to work with you to create custom calligraphy that matches your needs and taste.
Each work is a unique piece hand-lettered by Master Takase when your order is placed. Scrolls are normally completed in a few business days.
The scroll on the left was created to match an existing scroll with a few modifications. It came out wonderfully. My thanks go to Sensei Tracy Corder for sharing this photo. And if you looking to learn the authentic Ninpo and are in the Federal Way area of Washington state then please visit Sensei Corder's website Kogen Ninpo Dojo to learn more.
"I was recently asked to create a scroll reflecting the style of another master. This was certainly a challenge but the scroll came out beautifully. Below is an example of my Large Custom Japanese Scroll with a custom Kiri (Japanese Cedar) Presentation Box."
If you have any questions or would like to discuss a project please feel free to contact us.
We also have a large number of
Classic Japanese Haiku designs that are perfect for scrolls.
Custom Japanese Scroll Medium (12 1/4" W x 43" H)
Actual scroll will differ slightly from image shown
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