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Traditional lacquerware is coated with treated sap extracted from Chinese lacquer trees (Rhus vernicifera) that dries to a very hard and smooth surface layer that is durable, waterproof and looks attractive.


The lacquer sheath can withstand acid, alkali, alcohol and high temperature.

Lacquer Oval-shaped Teaware Tray

  • Lacquer craft in China has a long history. The oldest lacquerware discovered dates back to the Warring States period (403-221 B.C.). the craft has been transferred to Japan, Korea, and other parts of Southeast Asia.The value of a piece of lacquerware only begins with the materials used to make it. A high quality piece of lacquerware requires the skills of several different elements: lacquer, layers, core materials, decoration, colours, design and process.

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