The Kamakurabori Museum was established in 1977, and for keeping security and improving an exhibition environment and space, moved to the current place in the 3rd Floor of the Kamakurabori Hall at 2-15-13, Komachi, Kamakura City in 2016.
The inside of the gate, there is the ornamental Kamakurabori Wood Carving Artwork named "Tubaki (Camellia)" made by Goto Shuntaro in 1988, known as the 28th patriarch of the the Goto family, that is one of originators of the Kamakurabori.
Museum inside view.
昭和~現代 Shouwa~Current Age. (20C~21C)
With the rapid economic growth of the post war period, Kamakurabori was established as an industry, searching for new designs and expressions.
Ornamental Plate "Butterfly"
Ornamental Plate "Ougigaya"
明治~大正 Meiji~Taisho Age. (19C~20C)
After the anti-Buddhist circumstances prevailed, the sculptors of Buddhist images changed their jobs to the production of Kamakurabori, establishing the foundations of contemporary Kamakurabori by pursuing innovative designs and techniques
Luncheon Box "Peony Flower Design"
Candy Box ”Chrysanthemum Flower Design"
江戸時代 Edo Age. (17C~19C)
During Edo period, as the culture of commoners prospered, Kamakurabori was also popularized, and a large number of everyday commodities and utensils for tea ceremony were produced.
Incense Container "Waterfowl"
Helmet Splitting Sword Scabbard "Unryu Crest"
室町時代 Muromachi Age. (14C~16C)
During Muromachi period, many Buddhist altar fittings were produced. During the early period of his time, the style was greatly influenced by the imported Chinese goods but later, as the style gradually developed, the unique Japanese style of Kamakurabori was established
Incense Container "Peony Flower Design"
Table with three legs "Bracken spiral design"