Masahiro Sasaki

  • Lacquerware
  • 1953 -
Masahiro Sasaki

SASAKI applies bokashi-nuri (shading) for a finish coat and expresses patterns with fine line carving, and uses the kinma (incised and color-filled decoration) technique to inlay the patterns and give gradation in the color.

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Holder of Intangible Cultural Property of Kagawa Prefecture for "Kinma"
Vice Secretary General of the Japan Kōgei Association Shikoku Branch
  • 1977 Received the Excellence Award for graduation work at Musashino Art University
  • 1979 Completed the Master's Degree Program at Musashino Art University Graduate School of Art and Design
  • 1983 Selected for the first time at the 30th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2007 Specially invited to the Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2009 Evaluator for the 26th Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (also in 2013 and 2016)
    Designated as Holder of Intangible Cultural Property of Kagawa Prefecture for "Kinma"
  • 2011 Received the Kagawa Prefecture Cultural Arts Award
  • 2014 Evaluator for the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2021 Awarded as Kagawa Prefecture Person of Cultural Merits

  • 1990Received the Asahi Shimbun Award at the 7th Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (also in 2006)
  • 1999Received the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education Award at the 16th Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (also in 2005)
  • 2000Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the 17th Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2008Received the Tokyo Governor Award at the 55th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2011Received the Japan Kogei Association Incentive Award at the 58th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2022Received the MITSUI Golden Takumi Award

  • Takamatsu Art Museum
  • The Kagawa Museum

Price Range

$ 12,000 - 26,000

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