24296 人間国宝 島岡達三 (象嵌赤繪草花文湯呑) SHIMAOKA Tatsuzo
Height 8.1 cm
[Tatsuzo Shimaoka] Taisho 8-2007 (1919-2007) 88 years old Born in Tokyo.
After the war, he introduced to Shoji Hamada. In 1954, he built a kiln in Mashiko Town.
Received the Tochigi Prefecture Person of Cultural Merit in 1980.
In 1996, he was certified as a national important intangible cultural property holder (Jomon inlay).
In 1999, he received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays.
He teaches, lectures and holds solo exhibitions around the world.