SHINYA YAMAMURA
φ3 1/2" x H 1" inch
φ8.9 x H2.5 cm
Item Number:2-2009
Mother of Pearl, gold lacquer, round incense container
φ 2 1/2" x H 2 1/4" inch
φ6.3 x H5.7 cm
Item Number:9-2009
Lion fur, fylfot motif, eggshell & lacquer, incense container
φ 2 1/4" x H 3 1/2" inch
φ5.7 x H8.9 cm
Item Number:13-2009
Egg shell, Stacked boxes in the shape of a tower, incense container
W 3 3/4" x D 2 1/2" x H 2" inch
W5.1 x L8.3 x H6.4 cm
Item Number:14-2009
Egg shell, stripe motif, diamond shaped container
φ2 3/4" x H 1 1/4" inch
φ5.7 x H3.2 cm
Item Number:18-2009
Egg shell, vortex motif, incense container
W 2 3/4" x D 1 1/2" x H 3 1/2" inch
W5.7 x L3.8 x H8.9 cm
Item Number:20-2009
Mother of pearl, gold lacquer, small container
W 3" x D 1 1/4" x H 3" inch
W7.6 x L3.2 x H7.6 cm
Item Number:21-2009
Striped lacquer, small box
W 3 1/2" x D 1 3/4" x H 2 1/4" inch
W8.9 x L3.2 x H5.7 cm
Item Number:22-2009
Cherry motif, gold lacquer, small box
W 2 1/2" x D 2" x H 4" inch
W6.4 x L5.1 x H10.2 cm
Item Number:23-2009
Iron lacquer, small container with wings
φ2 3/8" x H 2 5/8" inch
φ6.1 x H6.8 cm
Item Number:1-2010
Round bottomed caddy with spiral pattern
φ1 3/4" x H1 3/4" inch
φ4.3 x H4.3 cm
Item Number:16-2010
Rectangular incense container with checkered design in Mexican abalone inlay
W4 3/8" x D2 1/8" x H1 3/4" inch
W11 x D5.4 x H4.3 cm
Item Number:15-2010
Abalone shell, "Star Kernel", incense container
H2 W2 5/8 D 3/4 in
H5 W6.7 D2 cm
Item Number:C10158AP
Green Triangle Dry Lacquer Object
H6 1/4 W1 in
H16 W2 cm
Item Number:C10160AP
Slender Gold Bean Shaped Object
H1 1/2 W 2 7/8 D7/8 in
H3.7 W7.2 D2.3 cm
Item Number:C10161AP
Arabesque Motif Object
W5 7/8 D5/8 in
W14.8 D1.5 cm
Item Number:C10162AP
Purple Seed Shaped Object
H2 1/2 ϕ1 3/8 in
H6.2 ϕ3.5 cm
Item Number:C10163AP
Iron House Shaped Object
H2 1/4 W2 1/8 D2 1/8 in
H5.8 W5.5 D5.5 cm

Lacquer, abalone shell, gold
Item Number:C11370P
Sacred Jewel incense container, rhinoceros hide spiral patterned
Lacquer, Iron, Mother-of pearl
H3 1/4 W2 1/4 in
H8 W5.5 cm
Item Number:C11476
Iron lacquer mother of pearl inlay letter pattern incense container
Abalone shell, gold powder, silver powder, Japanese paper
H2 1/4 W2 D2 in
H5.5 W5 D5 cm
Item Number:C13706
Mother of pearl inlay letter pattern incense container
H3 W3 D3 in
H7 W7 D7 cm
Item Number:C14724
Abalone shell circular pattern lacquer cubic box
H3 W2 1/2 D2 1/2 in
H7 W5.7 D5.7 cm
Item Number:SY-1-2015
Mother-of-Pearl Tea Container
H2 W3 1/2 D2 in
H 4.7 W 9 D 4.5 cm
Item Number:C14911
Mother of pearl inlay letter pattern small box
H2 Φ2 3/4in
H5 Φ6.6cm
Item Number:C14937
Sayamuri Gold maki-e tea caddy "Snow, Moon, Flower"
H2 1/4 W3 1/2 D2 3/4 in
H5.3 W8.7 D6.5 cm
Item Number:C17384
Colored lacquer incense container 'November Mountain’
H2 W4 D2 3/4 in
H4.7 W9.8 D6.8 cm
Item Number:C17383
Colored lacquer incense container 'June Mountain’
Item Number:C20210
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BIOGRAPHY
Fusing tradition with contemporary designs through thin, light wooden objects decorated using classic lacquering techniques, such as gold/silver lacquer, abalone mother-of-pearl and eggshell inlay, etc. His new designs include small boxes decorated with miniature universes that delight the viewer.

1960 Born in Chofu City, Tokyo

1984 Graduated from the Kanazawa College of Art

1986 Complete MA (major in industrial arts) at the Kanazawa College of Art

Present : Professor at the Kanazawa College of Art


Public Collections:

Victoria and Albert Museum/England
Scotland Royal Museum of the Arts, Edinburgh / England
Los Angeles County Museum of Art / USA
21st Century of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa/ Japan
The Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture / USA
Seattle Art Museum / USA
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco / USA
Freer and Sackler Galleries of Art - Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC / USA