Gyakko is a small quiet gallery a building in Hacchobori, across the Showa Ave. from Kyobashi and Nihonbashi. We deal with antiquarian books mainly on poems, and also ancient art works, lacquar wares, mingu (folk tools) used in old daily life, Joseon ceramics.

Our wish is to come across the beauty man has created, which is beyond the age or cultural difference. By introducing folk art, we have been exploring the meaning of beauty in our daily life, which modern people seems to be forgetting. Looking at the the artistic hand weaved cloths, which reflect a great deal of its culture, we hope to share the modesty and hardiness of people who live in their...

We will exhibit sculptures and masks of gods from Kyushu prefecture, figures (Dogu) from South America and Jomon, and beautiful textiles from many places. (2019-2-1)

An attempt to greatly change the usual table scenery using old ceramics, lacquar wares and komingu (old folk tools) . (2018-2-5)

Before "EDO" period in Japan, Hokuriku and Touhoku region, it's very cold in winter but they could not wear the warm cloths or bedding except cool Linen fiber. Entering Edo period "KITAMAE ship" carry the warm cotton cloths from the South aria, Kyusyu or Shikoku region. These indigo dyed cloths warmed up north aria's people. And they care for these precious cloths, strengthen with splicing or e... (2018-2-5)