Cockerel and Bamboo


Cockerel and Bamboo

Paintings / Song Dynasty / China

Attributed to Xu Chongsi

Place of production:China

Southern Song dynasty, 13th century

Ink and light color on silk



Inscriptions:意在五更初幽々潜五徳瞻顧候明時東方有精色 蘿窓 ; 蘿窓

Important Cultural Property

According to the inscription, this sharp-eyed hen possesses the five virtues of penmanship, swordmanship, valor, benevolence, and trust. His lurking by the bamboo before dawn is like an enlightened Zen monk."

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