Singularis #2

Akira Kihora At Tataraba / The Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (NBTHK) 17/05/2023

The tatara (鑪) is a traditional Japanese furnace used for smelting iron and steel. The word later also came to mean the entire building housing the furnace. The traditional steel in Japan comes from ironsand processed in a special way, called the tatara system Akihiko Kihara is a mastar of Tatara and the head(calle “Murage in Japanese”) of NBTHK tatara.