Box with design in chinkin. “Sunflowers”
In this technique, a chisel or blade is used to cut lines or dots into a lacquered surface. Gold leaf or fine gold powder is then inlaid in the grooves, creating a fine and delicate design. This technique was conveyed from China to Japan approximately 600 years ago.
- / Living National Treasure
- / Full member, Japan Kogei Association
After studying Japanese painting at Kanazawa College of Art, from 1964 MAE studied under his father Taiho and mastered the traditional chinkin (incised and gold-filled decoration) technique. Mor・・・