ARTISTS

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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Uyeda, Kichigoro [植田 吉五郎]

Uyeda store in late 1920's

K. Uyeda (Kichigoro Uyeda) are likely to be the oldest established Japanese silversmiths still in business. Founded in 1884 as a souvenir store for foreign turists, it is still in business today.

In 1923, Uyeda store has been opened in recently built Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, designed by the famous american architect Frank Lloyd Wright. There were many famous people among Uyeda's customers: american baseball players Babe Ruth and Joe DiMaggio, actress Marilyn Monroe, diplomat Henry Kissinger and his wife, professor and american diplomat Edwin Reischauer and his wife.

After the Great Kanto earthquake in 1923, Uyeda store has been moved to the Yarakucho neighborhood, located near the Ginza district. Both the first and the second floor of the building were designed in a compromise between East and West style.

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