Chinese lacquer


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Chinese lacquer, Japanese lacquer, lacquer

A hard-wearing varnish drawn from natural sources, as from the Japanese varnish tree.
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Chinese lacquer was considered the height of chic in English country houses of the late 17th century, but imitation soon followed.
Although the Japanese did eventually become masters at using lacquer, it had been invented a very long time before by the Chinese - the earliest Chinese lacquer wares actually date back to around 5000 BC.
Purification and characterization of hydrosoluble components from the sap of Chinese lacquer tree Rhus vernicifera.
Apple blossoms and ornate kites in flight grace the Odako range of plates in misty blues, dusty blacks, Chinese lacquer red and rice paper white.
Q I am looking for Oriental-style wall art for my dining room to go with a Chinese lacquer screen.
She'll have 18th-century Chinese export porcelain saucers ($50 to $75) and 19th-century Chinese lacquer boxes (about $100) at her booth.
Exquisitely carved ivory plaques from the Kushan culture, cast bronze busts of the classical Roman style, Chinese lacquer bowls, Buddhist bodhisattva sculptures, first century glassware and a crystal vase engraved with the image of Alexandria's Pharos lighthouse were withdrawn from the battered tin trunks.
We were the first manufacturer in the Caribbean to produce products like Chinese lacquer, exterior emulsion, non-drip ceiling white and polyurethane varnish," Mr.
Initially, I was going to go for a Chinese lacquer look, by applying a black glaze over the red emulsion, but with the bamboo beige on top, the bright red looked perfect.
Offering 51 shades of nail polish and 29 eyeshadows, this kitsch-chic collection is packaged in faux black Chinese Lacquer, teamed with purple (Sui's fave colour) mini powder puffs and purple-tipped eyeshadow applicators.

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