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Yoshitomo Ohara

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  • Categories
    Lacquerware
  • Year of production
    2013

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Maki-e

Maki-e is a distinctively Japanese Urushi work technique that is said to have developed around 1,200 years ago. It involves using a fine brush to paint a picture with lacquer on the surface of a vessel, and then sprinkling gold powder on the surface before the Urushi dries to create a design. The word maki means “to sprinkle” and e means “picture.” There are various styles including togidashi maki-e, hira maki-e, and taka maki-e.

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Yoshitomo Ohara

  • Lacquerware
  • / Full member, Japan Kogei Association

I'm the 16th Successor of Jigoemon, a name passed down from generation to generation since 1575, along with the traditional technique for making Johana makie lacquer ware, transmitted from ・・・

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