Wan-kiji, which is also known as hikimono-kiji is the technique of turning wood on a lathe a while carving it with a turning tool. It is used for producing circular vessels such as bowls, dishes, plates and pots. The woods most often used are zelkova, cherry and horse chestnut.


  • Title: Wan-kiji
  • Location: JAPAN
  • Type: Lacquerware
  • Medium: Lacquer

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