Suga Shoen Japanese Copper plate tray tea ceremony Sencha Sado decoration / box
This is a copper tray made by Suga Shoen.
There is a signature on the tray.
"Real name, Seiichi.
Born on October 25, 1897.
Learned Edo-style wax casting techniques from his father, Shoen I, in Takaoka City, Toyama Prefecture.
1935 Assumed the name of Shoen II
Awarded a special prize at the Ministry of Education Art Exhibition in 1943.
Certified as a national art conservator
Awarded a prize at the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Kitanihon Shimbun
1955 Received the Toyama Prefecture Craft Art Merit Award
Received the 1st Toyama Shimbun Culture Award
1962 Appointed as a member of the Japan Contemporary Crafts Artists Public Committee
1964 Recognized as a holder of Toyama Prefecture Intangible Cultural Property Techniques
1965 Became a member of the Jury of the Nitten
Became a councilor of the Japan Contemporary Crafts Artists Association
1966 Became a member of Nitten
1974 Became a member of Nitten
Became a national intangible cultural property holder of wax mold casting
He was awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure, 4th class.
He died on December 15, 1979 at the age of 82.
total weight: 645g
Condition: used / There are some scratches, but the condition is very good.