Owari Household Buddhist Fittings
Industrial art object that Owari Household Buddhist Fittings is produced around Nagoya-shi, Aichi from early period of Edo era. We developed into resources as side job of low-class samurai of high quality wood produced in the suburbs of Owari in last part of Edo era. Wooden lacquering product is the center and features a variety of processes and the colorful finish.
|Industrial art object name||Owari Household Buddhist Fittings|
|Classification of industrial art object||Household Buddhist Altars and Fittings|
|Main production area||Aichi / Nagoya-shi, Aichi, Ichinomiya-shi, Seto-shi, Kasugai-shi, Tsushima-shi, Kariya-shi, Inuyama-shi, Konan-shi, Komaki-shi, Inazawa, Tokai-shi, Obu-shi, Chiryu-shi, Owariasahi-shi, Nisshin-shi, Aisai-shi, Kiyosu-shi, Yatomi, Oharu-cho, Gifu-shi, Gifu, Tajimi-shi, Kaizu-shi|
|The designation date||January 26, 2017|
■local production associations
Owari Household Buddhist Fittings technology preservation society
6-26, Monzencho, Naka-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi
■Associated exhibit space, facility
•Wooden lacquering product is the center and is specialized in each process to religion denomination, small place of product including difference of temple tool, farmhouse tool and can supply high quality product in large quantities.
•Wooden fish, Marukin stands are produced throughout Japan now only in Owari district.
How to make
Owari Household Buddhist Fittings is made by division of labor by craftsman every production process.
It is completed after handwork of craftsman with high traditional technique of specialty of bare wood production, sculpture, lacquering, coloring, *kinguseisaku, gold leaf holder, lacquer work, lacquer inlaid with gold to produce Household Buddhist Fittings of various specifications according to religion denomination, form, size of use, temple, Household Buddhist Altars .