Jorin Onishi was an artisan. Jorin Onishi was the first head of the kettle-making Onishi family in Edo.
Jorin Onishi was born in Japan.
He made various noted kettles for tea ceremony. Among the 100 copper lanterns at the Bunshoin Mausoleum in Shiba Park, Tokyo, are seven bearing his signatures. Those lanterns were presented to the mausoleum by daimyo of various provinces.