Living National Treasure Toshichika TAGUCHI

  • Metalworks
  • 1940 -
Toshichika TAGUCHI

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Status Living National Treasure (Important Intangible Cultural Property for Wrought gold )
  • 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

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