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Amita Arthur & Bond Asahi Shoten Ashizuki CPO Dunhill Namiki Fujii, Yoshitoyo Fukui Hagiya, Katsuhira Hattori, Kintaro Ikeda, Seisuke G. Ikoma Kagawa, Katsuhiro Kawano, Yoshinosuke Komai, Otojiro Komai, Seibei Kuhn & Komor Kumeno, Teitaro Kuroda, Kiichi Kyoto Damascene Mitsui, Yoshio Mitsukoshi Miyamoto Shoko Murakami Toyo Nagata Namikawa, Yasuyuki Nogawa, Noboru Ogurusu Ohayo Okubo Brothers Samurai Shokai Takeda Brothers Uyeda, Kichigoro Yamanaka Yiwangjik

Amita Co. artists: Minai, Torahiko Kanamori, Takeshi

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Hagiya Katsuhira [萩谷勝平] (1804-1886)

Katsuhira's first name was "Yasuke" [弥介]. He was born in Mito on the October 20th, 1804 as the second son of Terakado Yoju [寺門与重]. He was later adopted by Hagiya Nibei [萩谷仁兵衛] and learned the basics of the kinko craft from his older brother Katsufasa who first bore the name "Terakado Yosaburo" [寺門与三郎]. He then studied under Shinozaki Katsushige and Oyama Motozane [泰山元孚], played an important role among the Mito-kinko of the late Edo period, and was the master of the famous Unno Shomin.

Tsuba by Hagiya Katsuhira

Katsuhira's go was "Seiryoken" [生涼軒] and he was hired by the Mito fief in the 1844. His two sons were Katsuhiro [勝容] and Katsuyasu [勝保].

Katsuhira died on September 6th, 1886 at the age of 83.

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