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Lacquer

Lacquer is a type of varnish. Collectors are most interested in the Chinese and Japanese lacquer wares made from the Japanese varnish tree. Lacquer wares are made from wood with many coats of lacquer. Sometimes the piece is carved or decorated with ivory or metal inlay. Lacquer does not dissolve in alcohol, and is not the same varnish as shellac.

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Price
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Pattern or Item
Letter Box
Category
Description
Gold, 3-leaf Mon Design, Nashihi Ground, Japan, Late 19th Century, 12 In.
Year Priced
2005

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