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Kyoto lacquer ware

Photo by Mori Yoshiyuki

Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University

Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University

Kyoto lacquerware is rendered durable with multiple coats of the base coat, middle coat, and top coats, with inspections performed using a strict checklist at each stage. For the final inspection, each maki-e piece is checked for subtle unevenness in coating, brush stroke prints, tiny pieces of dust, and more.

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  • Title: Kyoto lacquer ware
  • Creator: Photo by Mori Yoshiyuki
  • Rights: © Zohiko

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