Charred oak and ash

Hand-carved oak sculpture with inlay of Ash wood. Retrieved locally from Asker. Burnt, brushed, stained.

Derived from Zen Buddhism, the Enso (Zen Circle) simply means a circle or circle of togetherness. Traditionally, the circle is drawn with only one brushstroke and is one of the most common subjects in Japanese calligraphy.

Yakisugi also known as shou-sugi-ban is a old Japanese wood preservation technique by charring.

H56 B45 D25