Hazan Itaya Sash clip (Obidome), Celadon, Quatrefoil design


Hazan Itaya: Sash clip (Obidome), Celadon, Quatrefoil design

Hazan Itaya
1872 Born in Shimodate, Ibaraki prefecture.

1894 Graduated from the department of Sculpture of Tokyo school of Fine arts (current
         Tokyo University of Arts).

1896 Became a chief teacher of wood sculpture at Ishikawa Institute of technology.

1903 Built a studio at Tabata, Tokyo. Named himself as Hazan. Began his career as a
         ceramic artist.

1934 Appointed to the Art committee of the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts.

1953 Became the first ceramic artist to receive the Order of Cultural Merit.

1960 Appointed to be a living national treasure, but he declined that.

1963 Passed away at the age of 91.

Item Number : 496

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