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Aragaki Eisaburo

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A vase by Eisaburô, on display at the Okinawa Prefectural Museum
  • Born: 1921
  • Died: 1984
  • Japanese: 新垣 榮三郎 (Aragaki Eisaburô)

Aragaki Eisaburô was a noted Okinawan potter.

The eldest son of potter Aragaki Eitoku, he was exposed to the arts of pottery from a very young age. He studied under Hamada Shôji and Kawai Kanjirô, as well as under his father, and in 1963 joined the faculty of the University of the Ryukyus as an arts instructor.

References

  • Gallery labels, Okinawa Prefectural Museum.[1]
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