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About the Gallery

Mitochu Koeki Company was established in 1986 by Toshihiko Hayashi, the father of the current president and director  Daisuke Hayashi. Over the past 30 years we have  handled  a  wide  range  of twentieth  century and  contemporary   works  of art from Japan, Europe and North America.  As well as ceramics, which is a particular strength, we deal in lacquerwork, metalwork, woodwork and  basketry.   We have an extensive clientele,  including  major Japanese museums,   overseas  institutions and important private collectors.  We  have  worked  closely for many  years  with  the  Victoria   and  Albert  Museum  in  helping  them  to  build  up  their  collection  of Japanese studio crafts  and  modern  Japanese  design.  Since  1990  we  have actively promoted  the  ceramics   of    Lucie  Rie    and   Hans  Coper  ,    placing   their   works   in  Japanese  museums   and    cultivating   a   nationwide   network   of   collectors.     Our  current  ambition   is   to promote  a global  market  for modern and contemporary Japanese ceramics.

Business category

Dealing in fine arts and applied arts

Gallery name

Mitochu Koeki Co.

President and Director

Daisuke Hayashi

Date of foundation

April, 1986

Registered address

Hotel New Otani, Lobby Floor, 4-1 Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo 102-0094, Japan



Please contact us for more information on the artists, price of work, payment method and shipping arrangement.

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