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Lacquerware box from the Qing Dynasty, Museum für angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany.
Carved lacquerware box from the Qianlong period, Qing Dynasty, 1736-1795, National Museum of China, Beijing.

Lacquerware is objects which are decoratively covered with lacquer which is sometimes inlaid or carved. Lacquerware includes boxes, tableware and even coffins painted with lacquer in cultures mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

See also

  • Japanning
  • Ryukyuan lacquerware

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