RONG GENG (1894-1983)
Calligraphy in Oracle Bone Script

Hanging scroll, ink on paper
85 x 45 cm. (33 ½ x 17 ¾ in.)
Inscribed and signed, with one seal of the artist
Dedicated to Zhaofang
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Lot Essay

Rong Geng was a well-known scholar of ancient Chinese characters and an archaeologist in modern China. He had in-depth research on bronze script. In addition, Rong’s seal script calligraphy was held in high regard.

The calligraphy in oracle bone script is a content of divination which is about a conflict among Shang and other states during the Shang dynasty.

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