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Kitaōji, Rosanjin [Fusajirō]locked

(b Kyoto, March 23, 1883; d Kanagawa, Dec 21, 1959).
  • Mitsuhiko Hasebe

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Japanese potter, calligrapher and medallist. At an early age he taught himself seal-carving and calligraphy, for which he won a prize in 1904; soon after he became a commercial calligrapher and medallist. In 1915 he had his first experience of decorating pottery at a kiln in the district of Hokuriku. In ...

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