SōYō AND SHōDō YAMAGISHI
H3 1/4 Φ4 3/4 in
H8 Φ11.8 cm
Item Number:C17056
Lacquer tea bowl Carapace
H2 1/2 Φ4 3/4 in
H5.8 Φ11.9 cm
Item Number:C17055
Lacquer tea bowl, Tenmoku tea bowl 'Silent Night'
H3 1/2 Φ4 3/4 in
H8.6 Φ11.8 cm
Item Number:C17054
Lacquer tea bowl, Otokoze style
BIOGRAPHY
These two brothers are unusual in that they specialize in creating ‘core lacquer’ objects, made entirely out of natural lacquer without the usual wooden core, that involve an unbelievably long and complicated process. They are continually studying to improve their technique and create an everlasting beauty that will never dull.

Sōyō Yamagishi
1961 Born in Wajima City, Ishikawa Prefecture

Shōdō Yamagishi
1963 Born in Wajima City, Ishikawa Prefecture

Present: Working in Wajima to produce Wajima lacquerware.