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Kōshichi Tomita

Japanese, 1854-1910


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Born

Japan, 1854

Died

1910

Occupation or Type

lacquer artist

Bio

Tomita Kōshichi is one of the best-known lacquer artists of the Meiji period (1865–1912). He was the rare craftsmen who combined exceptional technical skill with a modern design sensibility.

Gender

Male

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