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Chinese / Japanese Wall Scroll

DANCE - Chinese / Japanese Wall Scroll

Approximate Measurements

Artwork Panel: 32.8cm x 68.7cm  ≈  13" x 27"

Silk/Brocade: 42cm x 127.5cm  ≈  16½" x 50¼"

Width at Wooden Knobs: 51cm  ≈  20"

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Dance / Dancing

Chinese / Japanese Kanji / Korean Hanja Calligraphy Scroll

DANCE - Chinese / Japanese Wall Scroll close up view

Close up view of the artwork mounted to this silk brocade wall scroll

The regular script style of this character looks like this: 舞
However, the style written on this wall scroll is the "running script" or "xingshu" style which can look like this: 舞

This single character means to dance or dancing in Chinese, Japanese Kanji, and old Korean Hanja. When used in certain context, it can mean flourishing or dancing with somebody.

This single characters is open to interpretation, so it can mean different things to different people (not necessarily a bad thing, as you can decide what it means to you). If you want a more concisely-defined word, you should probably pick one of our multi-character dance-related words from our Dance Custom Calligraphy Wall Scrolls page.

This item was listed or modified
Oct 6th, 2014

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Gary's random little things about China:

Crossing the Street: Human Frogger in China

If you are from my generation, you may remember the video game called "Frogger". It involved crossing a busy road while narrowly dodging cars and truck, often both in front of and behind you at the same time.

Well you can play real live Frogger every time you cross the street in China. It is perfectly normal to cross a four or six-lane road, one lane at a time. You stand motionless on the white, dashed line between lanes as cars and trucks whiz by you on both sides with only inches to spare. When the next lane is clear, you advance (there is no retreat in this game, that could get you killed, since drivers in China would never expect that).

If you did this in America, drivers would come to a screeching halt and think you were crazy (they might even tell you so, using colorful words and hand gestures). It is simply a different culture, or rather a different way of doing things in modern Chinese culture.

Typical Gallery Price: $90.00