Toshichika Taguchi

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Metal works
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • Status
    Living National Treasure
    (Important Intangible Cultural Property:Wrought gold)

Career

  • 1940
    Born in Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo
  • 1959
    Graduated from Metalcraft Course,
    Tokyo Metropolitan Kogei High School
    Studied under his father TAGUCHI Tsunematsu
  • 1972
    Selected for Japan Traditional Art
    Crafts Exhibition, Japanese Traditional Metalwork
    Exhibition, Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New
    Works Exhibition (first time)
    Submitted entries for every exhibition to date
  • 2006
    Designated as a holder of important
    intangible cultural property

Award

  • 1980
    Received the Tokyo Board of Education Award
    at the Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works
    Exhibition
  • 1982
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award
    at the Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works
    Exhibition
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award
    at the Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 1984
    Received the President of Japan Art Crafts
    Association Prize at the Japan Traditional
    Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1996
    Received the Incentive Award at the Japan
    Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Awarded at many exhibitions