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甲房 Koubou

Restoration 修復. Production 制作

 

ROBERT A SOANES

Post Graduate Diploma Restoration/ Conservation of Fine Metalwork (Dist) West Dean College

NISHIOKA Kinoebo (Nishioka Armor Studio), Yokohama Japan

 

 

Fully Qualified, Professional

Japanese Armor Restoration 甲冑の修復

Sword fittings 小道具, Urushi lacquerwork 漆塗

and Japanese Fine Art 美術

 

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Studied under one of Japan's finest armour craftsman

Over 25 years of professional experience.

 

Restorer and conservator to major International Auction Houses, the worlds top Japanese Fine Art dealers and collectors.

 

Please do NOT confuse this website and the quality of work with other KATCHUSHI restoration websites.

Working at Nishioka Koubou Armor Studio. Yokohama, Japan Circa 2003-4

Featured interview in the Japan Times (Sept 2017)

 

Japan Times

Featured interview in Nippon.com (June 2016)

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