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Yoshihisa Oka

Yoshihisa Oka is the seventh-generation head and currently serves as the Chairman of the time-honored establishment known as Nosaku.

This distinguished store has been engaged in the creation and sale of lacquer and lacquerware in Kanazawa for more than 230 years,

tracing its origins back to its establishment in 1780 during the An’ei era. Oka is knowledgeable about the art of traditional craftsmanship—

particularly, Kaga maki-e techniques and Kanazawa lacquerware, as well as items crafted from lacquer in Ishikawa Prefecture.

He also has expertise in lacquer culture related to contemporary lifestyles. 

Oka plays a significant role in Kanazawa’s chado (tea ceremony) community. He holds a permanent position within the Ishikawa Prefecture Chado Association and serves as the Sub-Chief of the Ishikawa Branch of the Chado Urasenke Tankokai Federation. Additionally,

Oka demonstrates a profound appreciation for traditional performing arts, holding the esteemed position of Director at the Kanazawa Noh Museum.

岡 能久

安永9年(1780年)の創業以来230余年続く、うるし・漆器の製造販売店である金沢漆器の老舗「能作」の7代目当主で現在は会長職。

伝統工芸である加賀蒔絵・金沢漆器を中心に、石川県内産の漆器のほか、現代の生活文化にかかわる「うるし文化」に精通する。
石川県茶道協会常任理事、茶道裏千家淡交会石川支部副支部長として金沢の茶道界を支える存在であるとともに、伝統的な芸能文化にも造詣が深く、

金沢能楽美術館の館長も務める。

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