Definition of "lacquerware" [lacquerware]

  • Decorative coated with lacquer. (noun)

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Use "lacquerware" in a sentence
  • "The burials, therefore, contained a wealth of exquisite items, such as lacquerware, embroidered silk, musical instruments, and depictions of the household's servants -- more than 3,000 objects in all."
  • "These cobbled streets lead past old wooden houses, shops selling traditional Japanese goods such as lacquerware and decorative paper, and excellent small restaurants, where you can get a steaming bowl of noodles and pot of green tea for under"
  • "Among other things, we see variegated works that illustrate how Chinese glassmakers transposed techniques from lacquerware: A long-necked bottle in opaque yellow glass, for example, was once covered with layers of blue and green glass that a master craftsman then cut away to leave a floral relief."