Living National Treasure of Japan Ito Sekisui V
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2011 The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette. 2007 Invited to the exhibition held by British Museum, NIHON KOGEIKAI, the National Museum of Modern Art, etc. gCrafting Beauty in Modern Japan: Celebrating fifty years of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibitionh 2005 Received the Japanese Medal of Honor with purple ribbon. was presented to Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress by the governor of Niigata Prefecture, Hirayama Ikuo through the Grand Steward of the Imperial Household Agency, Yuasa Toshio. Was granted an audience with Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress.mumyoi neriage marbled ware incense burner with flower patternh Assumed the counselor of NIHON KOGEIKAI. The commemorative exhibition was held to celebrate the certification of Living National Treasure by The Niigata Nippo. Was certified as a Preserver of Important Intangible Cultural Property (Living National Treasure). 2003 Was invited and exhibited at the 50th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Art Crafts 1997 Received the Prize of the Prince Takamatsufs Memorial at the 44th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Art Crafts.The prize-winning work was bought by the Agency for Cultural Affairs. 1994 gmumyoi yohen jarh was bought by Victoria and Albert Museum which is the national museum in U.K. 1993 gmumyoi yohen (with kiln mutation effects) jarh was presented to the Owada family as a wedding gift of the Crown Princess Masako from Niigata Prefecture. 1992 His work was bought by Prince Akishino. 1985 Received the Best Work Award and the Prince Chichibu's Cup at the 8th Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition 1981 Was invited and exhibited at gNihon Gendai Togeitenh, or the Exhibition of Modern Japanese Ceramic Works held in Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. and Victoria and Albert Museum, U.K. 1980 Was invited and exhibited at gNikka Togeitenh, or the Exhibition of Japanese and Taiwanese 1977 Succeeded to the name of Ito Sekisui V. 1941 Born in Aikawa, Sado, Japan. Brief Biography of Ito Sekisui V
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The masterpieces of successive Sekisuis
The works of Ito Sekisui V
the 1990's
the 2000's
the 2010's
The works of Ito Sekisui I
The works of Ito Sekisui II
The works of Ito Sekisui III
The works of Ito Sekisui IV
Henko or jar of irregular form gSadogashimah
Henko or jar of irregular form gSadogashimah
Height: 27.0cm Square: 23.4cm
To the new stages Ito Sekisui V
To the new stages
Ito Sekisui V
mumyoi neriage marbled ware bowl
Mumyoi neriage marbled ware bowl with stripes which received the Best Work Award and the Prince Chichibufs Cup at the 8th Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
mumyoi yohen jar
Mumyoi yohen jar which received the Encouragement Award at the 27th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Art Crafts.
A reversal idea gyohen,h or kiln mutation effects
Ito Sekisui V made use of gyohenh which was then regarded as defective and produced works to enhance the attractiveness of the red of Mumyoi.
In 1972, his work was accepted for the Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Art Crafts for the first time.

To the next step, gneriageh or patterns created from different colors of clay.
Accepted for the exhibitions repeatedly with yohen works , he groped for the new technique for expression to come after yohen.
In 1985, he received the Best Work Award and the Prince Chichibufs Cup at the 8th Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition

More freely c He took a step in the vast world without persisting in Mumyoi.
In 2003, he was certified as a Preserver of Important Intangible Cultural Property (Living National Treasure).
He desires to produce simple works from which dynamism can be felt without persisting in the framework of Mumyoi.
In 2009, he released the works made of rocks and stones of Sado.
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