Etsuko Zakoji was born in Kanagawa, Japan, and has written many articles on art and antiques.
She studied Art History and obtained a BA and MA from Tokai University in Japan.
She was awarded a Scholarship from the Japanese Association of International Education to study at the Institute of Art History, University of Copenhagen in 1981.
In England she attended the Fine and Decorative Arts course at CHRISTIE'S, obtaining the Royal Society of Art Diploma in 1991. A resident of England for the past 5 years, she is interested in collecting both Oriental and European porcelain and Antique jewellery.