Hiramakie - (Japanese Lacquer)

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Hiramakie - (Japanese Lacquer) "Level sprinkled design" Makie in which the design is raised above the surface of the ground only by the thickness of the lacquer with which it was drawn. A thin protective coat of lacquer is usually applied over the sprinkled design, after it haredens, the design is polished.


MEIJI NO TAKARA: TREASURES OF IMPERIAL JAPAN: Lacquer Parts One and Two (The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Japanese Art, VOL IV)MEIJI NO TAKARA: TREASURES OF IMPERIAL JAPAN: Lacquer Parts One and Two (The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Japanese Art, VOL IV)

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