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lacquer tree

[′lak·ər ‚trē]
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The Daigo Town has records of lacquer plantation and harvesting, known as Urushi Kaki in Japanese, for more than half a millennium.
NEC's "Urushi black" tone bioplastic in particular has attracted great interest, and in order to promote the practical use of this bioplastic, high scratch resistance and greater decorativeness are expected.
Takahara, "Surface texturing of natural 'urushi' thermosetting polymer thin films," Polymer Journal, vol.
In the studio, highly skilled craftsmen practice traditional arts, including sashimono (joining), urushi (lacquer work), and maki-e (gold relief lacquer work), as well as take-kogei (bamboo basketwork).
Kobayashi, "Synthesis and curing behaviors of cross-linkable polynaphthols from renewable resources: preparation of artificial Urushi," Macromolecules, vol.
Included in the auction this month is a tapestry made by Queen Victoria and her ladies in waiting, and a rare Rolleiflex 'Urushi' limited Japan edition medium-format camera, valued at pounds 6,000, which is unopened in its original box.
La gran mayoria de los protagonistas del Japonismo, tanto literario como artistico, jamas pisaron Japon, sino que lo conocieron indirectamente, en Paris, a traves del arte (las estampas ukiyo-e, las lacas urushi, los bronces, las porcelanas, etc.) que comenzo a coleccionarse con entusiasmo.
While at the Shigaraki Ceramics Cultural Park, she learned about the 16th century woodfiring process and the traditional Japanese lacquer technique Urushi. While experimenting with these processes, she clearly rejected pure imitation of the traditional and instead applied them in a contemporary context.
He uses computer technology to devise elegant abstract leaf-like forms which are made in resin and finished in Japanese lacquer or URUSHI - seamlessly combining cutting-edge craft techniques with another which goes back thousands of years.
TOKYO - The education ministry's Advisory Council on Culture recommended Friday that education minister Kenji Kosaka name an Okinawan classical dancer, a traditional urushi lacquer craftsman and a metalwork craftsman as living national treasures.