Morihito Katsura

Round Covered Box with Mantis Design

  • Metalwork
  • Presented in 2008
  • Sold Out

Category Metalwork
Year Presented 2008
Exhibition The 55th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

Living National Treasure Morihito Katsura

photo Morihito Katsura

Producing sword fittings such as decorative hilts, knives attached to the sheath of swords, and sheaths in the beginning of his career, and sash clip fasteners today using basic metal engraving and metal fitting techniques passed down from his ancestors. Also using engraving, relief engraving, hammering and various inlaying techniques. His designs are based on animals, insects, plants and geometric shapes.