Artists > Jihei MURASE
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Jihei MURASE1957 Born in Tokyo as the grandson of the first generation Jihei who was a craftsman working with the wooden base and lacquer coating under the direction and patronage of Kitaoji Rosanjin.
1975 Graduates from Tokyo Metropolitan High School of Music & the Fine Arts.
1980 Graduates from the Sculpture Department of Tokyo Zokei University.
In the same year, joined the long-standing family lacquerware wooden base and coating business.
Receives instruction in the Way of Tea from Ikeda Sokan of Hibi-an, a Master of the Urasenke School of Tea.
2001 Inherits the name, Jihei III, and the position of 7th generation lacquerware base maker.
Thereafter, exhibits his work widely.