| November 8, 2019|
Department of Industry and Labor Human Resources for Industry Division skill up charge
Person in charge Nagata, Yamada
One person is commended as "person of prominent skill" (contemporary master craftsman) in 2019
The Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare has skill of our country highest standard every year, and this commendation system commends person deserving to be as person of prominent skill if we give a good example to person of other skills. 150 people were elected in the whole country, and following one person was chosen among this prefecture this year.
In addition, commendation ceremony is held in Rihga Royal Hotel Tokyo (1-104-19, Totsukamachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo) from 14:00 on Monday, November 11.
・Koji Ichikawa (Ichikawa grows on) he
・The date of birth April 8, 1961 (58 years old)
・The present address Imari-shi
・The belonging name Ichikawa Mitsuyama kiln (1994, Okawachichootsu, Imari-shi TEL: 0955-23-2035)
・Commendation type of job section ceramics painter
・Summary of skill achievement
We excel in in skill of painting such as color Nabeshima succeeded to from the Edo era, line drawing in Nabeshima dyed pattern and strong (dami).
Particularly, we repeat original improvement while succeeding to molding manufacturing process of Nabeshima celadon porcelain from ancient times and contribute to improvement of traditional technical technique and,
It is delicate, and style of painting of painting full of dignity is appreciated.
In addition, we contribute to securing of Imari, Arita ware production center including work of successor and upbringing for successor upbringing business pertaining to tradition craft which country carries out positively.
・Summary of "person in the whole country of person of skill cover commendation prominent in 2019"
(1) 456 number of the cover recommenders (465 2018)
(2) 150 number of the prize winners (150 2018)
(3) Average age 66.4 years old (2018 65.3 years old)
(4) Most older age 90 years old (2018 90 years old)
(5) Minimum age 40 years old (2018 45 years old)
(6) Woman number 11 (15 2018)
・Commendation summary of "person in this prefecture of prominent skill"
This commendation system is founded from 1967, and 55 people are won from this prefecture by 2018.