24364 人間国宝 島岡達三 (米寿記念湯呑) SHIMAOKA Tatsuzo
Height 9.2 cm
[Tatsuzo Shimaoka] Taisho 8-2007 (1919-2007) 88 years old Born in Tokyo.
Origin: My father is Yonekichi Shimaoka, a braid master.
He graduated from the Ceramics Department of Tokyo Institute of Technology.
After the war, he introduced to Shoji Hamada.
Built in 1954 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.