Uragami Sokyudo is a specialized art dealer of oriental antiquities, established in April 1979 in Nihonbashi, Tokyo. Founder and Representative Director Mitsuru Urakami was born in 1951. After graduating from university, he joined Mayuyama Ryusendo, a long-established antique art dealer, and after five years of training, he set up his own business, Uragami Sokyu-do in Nihonbashi. We mainly deal...

Antique, tea ceremony utensils and Raku chawan We deal with antiques and tea ceremony utensils in Gion, Kyoto. 

Raku teacups were started to be made during the Momoyama period by the first generation of the Raku family, Chojiro, who was instructed by Sen Rikyu. While successive generations have inherited the technique of hand kneading, they have researched and developed original designs and glazes, and have continued to fascinate us for more than 400 years, until the 16th generation Raku Kichizaemon of t...

Under the concept of “Highly appreciated art for use” widely suggesting total settings for many situations like tea ceremony or tableware, we treat woodworks, metal works, lacquer works in addition to antiques and paintings, in addition to modern and contemporary pottery.We have exhibitions of great masters who have led the pottery world from modern to the contemporary age, and also the exhibit...