lacquerware


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lacquerware

(ˈlækəˌwɛə)
n
(Crafts) articles made from lacquered wood
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Noun1.lacquerware - a decorative work made of wood and covered with lacquer and often inlaid with ivory or precious metalslacquerware - a decorative work made of wood and covered with lacquer and often inlaid with ivory or precious metals
japan - lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer
piece of work, work - a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"
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Whisk your family away on an exploration into the marine world and visit a local island on the way to admire the art of lacquerware or mat weaving.
Christopher and Nevis with a finely crafted piece of red lacquerware entitled "Bodhicitta" ("the enlightened mind").
Lacquerware produced during the late Yuan (1279-1368) to the early Ming dynasty (1368-1644) is infinitely rarer than porcelain from the same period, simply because of this laborious manufacturing process.
Additionally, before the new Century model's production begins, workers from the Higashi-Fuji Plant visit Wajima lacquerware workshops in Ishikawa Prefecture to learn the Japanese traditional craft of lacquerware production.
Among many of Japan's traditions, lacquerware making, known as Urushi in Japanese, goes back to 5000 BCE in Japan during Jomon Period.
Featuring "Genji"-related calligraphy, album illustrations, painted screens, Buddhist sculptures and sutra, embroidered robes, musical instruments, lacquerware, games, ukiyo-e (or "floating world") prints, modern-day manga and more, the show is sheer pleasure, from first to last.
Kim Jeong-yeoul, an artisan of "najeonchilgi," or lacquerware inlaid with mother-of-pearl, has stopped working on it since 2008 when he went through the most difficult time in his life.
While in the last decade some particularly fine pieces have sold for six-figure sums, lacquerware is still good value for money
The 6.5-metre-high canopied structure, decorated with lacquerware, gold and other ornaments, has been used for coronations and other key imperial rituals since around the eighth century, according to the Imperial Household Agency.
| Beautiful costumes, ceramic jars and lacquerware which show off Japan's highly developed craft skills and love of beautiful materials.
Among the many exhibits on display, a set of lacquerware - a rhinoceros and a 'saisen' box (for collection of money offered to the deities at Japanese temples) made by Japan's 'Hikoju Makie' studio grabbed the attention of visitors as the rhino, rendered by extraordinary lacquer coating techniques, appears to look extremely similar to bronze artifacts.