Lacquer: An International History and Collector's Guide. Jonathan Bourne, Anthony Christie.

Lacquer: An International History and Collector's Guide

Bracken Books. 9.2 x 12.2", 256 pp., approx. 330 illustrations, including 150 pieces in full color, glossary, bibliography, index, cloth, d.j., London, 1984. (o.p.; some wear to top edges of d.j., text near fine). Item #6724
ISBN: 1851703454

The first book to cover the entire history of lacquerwork. Included is a useful section that details the varied technical processes for creating lacquer, instructions for restoring and repairing lacquerware and a list of important museum collections of lacquerware.

  • A Definition of Lacquer
  • China
  • Korea
  • Japan
  • The Ryukyu Islands
  • South East Asia
  • The Near East and Middle East
  • Europe and Russia
  • The United States
  • The Twentieth Century.

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