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Symbol and substance in Japanese lacquer

Barbra Teri Okada

Symbol and substance in Japanese lacquer

laquer boxes from the collection of Elaine Ehrenkranz

by Barbra Teri Okada

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Published by Weatherhill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ehrenkranz, Elaine -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.,
  • Lacquer boxes -- Japan -- Exhibitions.,
  • Lacquer boxes -- Private collections -- United States -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-186) and index.

    Other titlesSymbol & substance in Japanese lacquer
    Statementby Barbra Teri Okada.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK9900.7.J3 O39 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15534777M
    ISBN 100834803216X

    Japanese lacquer "Urushi" (Japanese culture Book 11) eBook: Nishimura, Momoyo, Kondo, Elizabeth: : Kindle StoreAuthor: Momoyo Nishimura. Lacquer is a type of "reactive finish", a term referring to an organic coating which hardens by an irreversible chemical reaction, producing a hardened film through the polymerization of a monomer or the cross-linking of a polymer, in addition to solvent evaporation. Lacquer can be divided into several categories, with two main distinctions: Asian lacquer, most notably urushi, and European.

    Having Audrey's family as a main aspect of the book also made It Only Happens In The Movies a slightly different read to other YA books. Family is an integral part in our everyday lives, so to see the effect that this had on Audrey and her life, was a powerful thing to read about. The raw material, urushi in Japanese, is a milky sap collected from trees. The raw lacquer is collected, heated, filtered, and stored for use. The lacquer is applied in a very thin layer to a prepared substrate such as wood, metal, and leather and allowed to cure in a humid, dust-free cabinet for a day or longer.

    Symbol And Substance In Japanese Lacquer: Laquer Boxes From The Collection Of Elaine Ehrenkranz by Barbara Teri Okada; DIY Art at Home: 28 Simple Projects for Chic Decor on the Cheap by Lola Gavarry; Let's Create With Paint by Dawn Sirett; Women's Painted Furniture, American Schoolgirl Art by Betsy Krieg Salm. ART BOOK - Art of the Japanese Screen by Elise Grilli Weatherhill PICTURES. $ Subject: Art & Photography New Listing Moss JAPANESE NETUSKE & LACQUER - OUTSIDE THE BOX - 1st ed. () SCARCE in DJ. $ 0 bids. Barbra Teri Okada / SYMBOL AND SUBSTANCE IN JAPANESE LACQUER Lacquer 1st ed $ Subject: Art.


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Symbol and substance in Japanese lacquer by Barbra Teri Okada Download PDF EPUB FB2

Symbol and Substance in Japanese Lacquer is published in conjunction with a fall exhibition of the Ehrenkranz Collection at the Japan Society in New York City. Elaine Ehrenkranz is a painter and connoisseur who has been collecting lacquer for more than twenty-five years.5/5(1).

Symbol & Substance: The Elaine Ehrenkranz Collection of Japanese Lacquer Boxes January 23 – April 6, Japan has long been credited with bringing the art 5/5.

Get this from a library. Symbol and substance in Japanese lacquer: lacquer boxes from the collection of Elaine Ehrenkranz. [Barbra Teri Okada]. Lacquerware (漆器, shikki) is a Japanese craft with a wide range of fine and decorative arts, as lacquer has been used in urushi-e, prints, and on a wide variety of objects from Buddha statues to bento boxes for food.

A number of terms are used in Japanese to refer to lacquerware. Shikki (漆器) means "lacquer ware" in the most literal sense, while nurimono (塗物) means "coated things. Symbol and Substance in Japanese Lacquer is published in conjunction with a fall exhibition of the Ehrenkranz Collection at the Japan Society in New York City.

Elaine Ehrenkranz is a painter and connoisseur who has been collecting lacquer for more than twenty-five years/5(K). But Japanese lacquer – urushi - is far from simply an airport souvenir. Part of Japan’s rich material culture, lacquerware goes all the way back to the Jomon period - as early as BCE - and has been used in urushi-e (paintings created using lacquer), prints, and a wide variety of other : Anna Jamieson.

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Lacquer, coloured and frequently opaque varnish applied to metal or wood, used in an important branch of decorative art, especially in Asia.

Lac, a resinous secretion of certain scale insects, is the basis for some but not all r in China and Japan is made from the sap of the Chinese lacquer tree (Toxicodendron vernicifluum, formerly Rhus vernicifera), which, cleaned of.

--The Art of Japanese Urushi Lacquer-- Learn all you need to know about Urushi in the Beginner’s Guide to Japanese Urushi.

For centuries this classic Japanese art form has been popular among lacquerware artisans, who have prized the natural qualities of Urushi sap for its ability to enhance, harden and protect items such as pottery, wood.

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Characterised by its lustrous finish and intricate designs, Japanese lacquerware describes a diverse range of products which are covered in lacquer or on a large number of products such as prints, furniture, boxes and dinnerware, the unique and authentic design adds a stylish touch of Japanese style to any home.

This special paper is used for filtering impurities like dust or globules before applying Urushi lacquers. Widely used by urushi lacquering specialists.

A Japanese heating appliance using charcoal as fuel: Unfortunately there appears to be no article, let alone a book, devoted to tonkotsu. Literature on the subject may be nonexistent. Toyokuni: Utagawa Toyokuni; an Ukiyoe artist famous for his representations of actors ( – ) Symbol & Substance in Japanese Lacquer Weatherhill.

Kintsukuroi- Japanese Symbols The Japanese art or repairing pottery with gold or silver lacquer and understanding the piece is more beautiful for having been broken Kintsugi Japanese Broken Pottery New Tattoos Body Art Tattoos Kanji Tattoo Roman Numeral Tattoos Chic.

Japanese Lacquer (also Chinese lacquer), a varnish obtained from the latex of the trunks and branches of the Japanese varnish tree (Rhus verniciflua), which grows in Japan and China. When exposed to the air, the latex gradually turns brown and then black.

Cinnabar is added to produce red Japanese lacquer, and gold to produce gold Japanese lacquer. The. Lacquer. It is acknowledged by all connoisseurs that in the art of lacquer the Japanese far surpass their teachers, the Chinese. This may be partly because the lacquer-tree, though also apparently introduced from China, finds in Japan a more congenial climate; but we shall scarcely err in attributing the superiority chiefly to the finer esthetic instincts of the Japanese.

Japanese lacquer incense box with low-relief designs of plum blossoms in maki-e lacquer on finely sprinkled nashiji lacquer ground. The plum branch pattern is continuous along the sides of the box. The base and interior of the box are finished in fine nashiji lacquer, and the space where the lid and base join together is done with silver.

Japanese antique Shibayama inlaid horn vase, decorated with lotuses in a pond with flying cranes and song birds in shell inlay and gold maki-e lacquer.

Inscribed with three characters and mounted on a wooden stand decorated w maki-e lacquer and carved design of scrolling vines. Meiji Period () Dimensions: 8 5/8" high. The oldest known Japanese lacquer, found on wooden implements excavated near Fukui on the coast of the Sea of Japan, dates from B.C.

Etymology. The English lacquer is from the archaic French word lacre "a kind of sealing wax", from Portuguese lacre, itself an unexplained variant of Medieval Latin lacca "resinous substance" from Arabic lakk, from Persian lak, from Hindi lakh (Prakrit lakkha).

These ultimately derive from Sanskrit lākshā (लाक्षा), which was used for both the Lac insect and the scarlet resinous. lacquer, solution of film-forming materials, natural or synthetic, usually applied as an ornamental or protective coating.

Quick-drying synthetic lacquers are used to coat automobiles, furniture, textiles, paper, and metalware. The lacquer formula may be varied to impart durability, hardness, gloss, or imperviousness to water.Lacquerwork, certain metallic and wood objects to which coloured and frequently opaque varnishes called lacquer are applied.

The word lacquer is derived from lac, a sticky resinous substance that is the basis of some the lacquer of China, Japan, and Korea, which is made from the sap of the tree Rhus vernicifera, should not be confused with other types of lacquer to which the term.The symbol ※, called 米印(こめじるし), literally "rice symbol," is used in Japanese texts to introduce comments and remarks.

Unlike the asterisk (*) in English, ※ is usually not used to link an item in the body of the text to a footnote.