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甲房 Koubou

Restoration 修復. Production 制作



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

NISHIOKA Kinoebo (Nishioka Armor Studio), Yokohama Japan



Fully Qualified, Professional

Japanese Armour Conservation

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 with other KATCHUSHI armour websites.

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

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