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Kitaoji Rosanjin (北大路魯山人) (18831959) was a calligrapher, ceramicist and restauranteur in Japan during the first half of the twentieth century. Born in the village of Kamigano he founded the Bishoko Club (Gourmet's Club) in 1921. It became a private restaurant. The Great Tokyo earthquake of 1923 destroyed most of his ceramics collection, and he began making pottery to replace it. He also became a scholar of antique pottery publishing his work during the 1930's. Isamu Noguchi lived on his property for a while during the 1950s. 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Calligraphy (from Greek καλλι calli beauty + γραφος graphos writing) is the art of decorative writing. ... Ancient Egyptian ceramic art: Louvre Museum. ... Great Kanto Earthquake The Great Kanto Earthquake (関東大震災 Kantō daishinsai) struck the Kanto plain on the Japanese main island of Honshu at 11:58 on the morning of September 1, 1923. ... Isamu Noguchi , November 17, 1904 - December 30, 1988) was a prominent Japanese -American artist and landscape architect whose artistic career spanned six decades, from the 1920s onward. ...

Rosanjin was mentioned several times on the Japanese TV show Iron Chef as the "mentor" of the "Chairman Kaga" character. Iron Chef Hiroyuki Sakai With the above words begins each edition of Iron Chef, a Japanese television program produced by FujiTV. The original Japanese title is Ironmen of Cooking ). It began airing on October 10, 1993 as a half-hour show and after 23 episodes, it was expanded to a... Takeshi Kaga (鹿賀 丈史 Kaga Takeshi) is a well known stage and movie actor in Japan, and is probably best known internationally for his portrayal of Chairman Kaga in the Japanese television show Iron Chef produced by Fuji TV. His birth name is Shigekatsu Katsuda (勝田 薫且 Katsuda Shigekatsu). ...

Kaiseki Chef, Yasushi Naoe (born in Oono, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan in 1935) used Rosanjin's museum dishes for very special occasions at Kawai Ryokan in Toyama, Japan. One course of a Kaiseki meal, showing careful arrangement of the food Kaiseki (懐石) was a light meal served at a Japanese tea ceremony but is now also used for a style of light meal, a tasting menu, served in a Japanese restaurant. ... Kanazawa Kanazawa (金沢市; -shi) is the capital city of Ishikawa in Japan. ... Ishikawa Prefecture ) is located in the Chubu region on Honshu island, Japan. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... This article is about the Zen monk. ... Toyama (富山市; -shi) is the capital city of Toyama Prefecture, Japan. ...

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