About us

This website, The Gallery Japan, is dedicated to introducing the world “Traditional Craft Works” which is the pride of Japan.
With the cooperation of the Japan Kogei Association, you can view an extensive collection of ceramic, textile, Urushi, metal, wood & bamboo, dolls, glass, and Shippo works painstakingly created by Living National Treasures (Important Intangible Cultural Property Holders) and craft artists.
The site also gives background information on each artist, such as their career, style and approach to their craft.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or requests, such as:

  • Where can I view the works?
  • I want to know more about the artist.
  • I want to know more about this work.
  • I want to know where this work is exhibited.
  • Is this artist planning any exhibitions?
  • How do I purchase works?
  • Can I place a custom-made order as a gift or souvenir?

, etc.

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The enquiry process

Gallery Japan bridges the gap between the artist and you, by facilitating the smooth exchange of enquiries, requests and replies.

  1. 1Your enquiry is made to Gallery Japan
    Please feel free to contact us regarding any workpeice or artist.
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      Please include as much information as possible in your request, or ask as many questions as you like, this will help us provide a clearer answer to your query.
  2. 2Gallery Japan will verify the details of the query with the artist
    The Gallery Japan office will contact the artist with your enquiry and requests, and receive the answer.
  3. 3Gallery Japan will return to you with the answer
    The Gallery Japan office will contact you with the artist’s response to your query.
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      Please feel free to contact us with as many additional enquiries or requests as you like.
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      We will guide you through the procedures should you wish to make a purchase or place a custom-made order.