Morihito Katsura

Hammered Incense Burner "Deep Silence”

  • Metalwork
  • Presented in 1998
  • Not for Sale

Category Metalwork
Year Presented 1998
Exhibition The 45th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
Awards Tokyo Governor Award

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.