Core tip: chutian metropolis daily newspaper reporter JianJunHui went to the house of the hankou flower bridge community Lu Zhongfen like into a root carving, stone carving art museum: the wall of the sitting room, with a few twigs modelling of chutian metropolis daily newspaper reporter JianJunHui went to the house of the hankou flower bridge community Lu Zhongfen like into a root carving, stone carving art museum: the wall of the sitting room, with a few twigs modelling of a crane, their intimate embrace;
Central scroll 'painting and calligraphy' on an eagle wings, TiKuan cursive 'strike' heroic, closer inspection, this word and painting are all roots of a tree.
Did about three hundred nearly a decade, Lu Zhongfen the root carving and stone carving, one of the three treasures he supplied parts in the living room, please neighbors to visit often, other two hundred pieces are sent to the neighbors, and relatives and friends.
Lu Zhongfen this year 85 years old, originally from hunan, retired from wuhan city bureau of statistics in 1989.
Is about one day in 1977, Lu Zhongfen at home firewood stove ready to cook a meal, he threw a piece of tree root into the stove, suddenly found that it looks like a lion, hurriedly by snatching them out of the fire, with knives a little nap, a lion is to 'jump' come out alive.
Later, his niece married, just to go to the lion.
From then on, Lu Zhongfen open the floodgates to addicted to root carving, more than a leisure is looking for roots.
'Being on a business trip to buy specialty, on a business trip back come back is the root.
'Until now, his wife Xiong Xiuying' dissatisfied 'with his behavior.
Lu Zhongfen hey hey smile, pointing to the wall crane modelling wall lamp told reporters, 'visit to the tomb in the 1980 s, the road section of river bank, the foot was tripped the tree, I have a look at the branch, was brought back from two pairs of crane, on the wall as decoration, guests saw all kua.
'Over the years, Lu Zhongfen works has won many awards, its root carving works' the soul of the Yangtze river ', 'lu xun', is China's folk craft artist association, included in the book XieYing folk art.