Kagetoshi (景利) (Biographical details)

Kagetoshi (景利) (carver; Japanese; Male; 1843; ca.)

Also known as

Kagetoshi

Biography

Carver. He is thought to have lived in Nagoya, where he made work very different from that of his contemporaries. He preferred elaborate small groups and landscapes, working in ivory, boxwood and ebony. He often used the sukashi-bori technique of deep undercutting. His signature is easily recognizable, being deeply cut in a raised rectangular background.