|1906||Born in Inbe, Bizen City.|
|1921||Started making pottery.|
|1938||Studied pottery under Yaichi Kusube.|
|1959||Designated as a “Preserver of Important
Intangible Cultural Treasure”,in Okayama
Acknowledged as a regular member of the Japan Industrial Art Institution.
Won a Gold Prize at World Expo in Brussels.
|1970||Acknowledged as a director of the Japan Industrial Art Institution.|
|1972||Received a Merit of Culture from Okayama Prefecture.|
|1974||Mainichi Newspaper Company published “Bizen–Works of Toshu Yamamoto.”|
|1975||Received a Merit of Culture from Sanyo Newspaper
Received the Miki Memorial Award from Okayama Prefecture.
|1976||Received a Merit of Public Contribution from
Received the Medal with a Purple Ribbon (for contributions to educationand culture) from the Prime Minister’s office.
|1977||Received a Merit of Art from Mainichi Newspaper Company.|
|1979||Presented a “Triangular Flower Vase with Cascading ‘Goma’(natural ash glaze)” to the Ise Shrine.|
|1980||Presented a flower vase to King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sophia of Spain.|
|1981||Presented a “Round Vase with Cascading ‘Goma’ to the Imperial Palace of Japan.|
|1982||Receivel the Order of the Sacred Treasure from the Prime Minister’s office.|
|1986||Held a solo exhibition commemorating his 80th birthday.|
|1987||Designated as a “Preserver of Important Intangible Cultural Treasure”of Japan–a “Living National Treasure”.|
|1991||Designated as a honorary citizen of Bizen City.|
|1992||Sanyo Newspaper Company published “A Living
National Treasure of Bizen–Toshu yamamoto”.|
Held a solo exhibition “Trip to the 6 Ancient Kilns”, commemorating his 88th birthday.
|1993||Died on April 22.|
Received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette from the Prime Minister’s Office.