Kazuo Kashima


  • Metalwork
  • Presented in 1993
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Category Metalwork
Year Presented 1993
Exhibition The 33rd Traditional Kōgei New Works Exhibition
Awards Japan Kōgei Association East Japan Branch Award

  • Metal overlay

    In metal overlay (nunome zōgan), a chisel is used to create patterns of fine crosshatching over which leaves of gold, silver, or lead may be affixed to create decorative surface details. Literally “cloth-pattern inlay,” nunome zōgan takes its name from the distinctive crosshatching pattern used to affix the metal leaf.