Definition of Lacquerware

1. Noun. A decorative work made of wood and covered with lacquer and often inlaid with ivory or precious metals.

Specialized synonyms: Japan
Generic synonyms: Piece Of Work, Work



Definition of Lacquerware

1. Noun. Decorative coated with lacquer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lacquerware

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacquerware

laconize
laconized
laconizes
laconizing
lacosamide
lacquer
lacquer-ware
lacquer tree
lacquered
lacquerer
lacquerers
lacquering
lacquerless
lacquerlike
lacquers
lacquerware (current term)
lacquerwares
lacquerwork
lacquerworks
lacquey
lacqueyed
lacqueying
lacqueys
lacrimae rerum
lacrimal
lacrimal apparatus
lacrimal apparatus diseases
lacrimal apparatuses
lacrimal artery
lacrimal bay

Literary usage of Lacquerware

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Mental Culture in Burmese Crisis Politics: Aung San Suu Kyi and the National by Gustaaf Houtman (1999)
"Official Japanese government bodies are involved in conjunction with Japanese companies, in helping improve the lacquerware technology for the tourist ..."

2. The British Arms in North China and Japan: Peking 1860; Kagosima 1862 by David Field Rennie (1864)
"Formerly so comparatively little value was attached to them that lacquerware manufacturers were in the habit of chopping them up and introducing small ..."

3. Myanmar (Burma) by Helmut Köllner, Axel Bruns (1998)
"Local lacquerware is sold, among other objects, at a few stands outside the pagoda. A little ways beyond the village, on the narrow ..."

4. Official Report of the Calcutta International Exhibition, 1883-84: Compiled (1885)
"Toys, carved wood and lacquerware, perfumes. Embroidered silks and muslins, gold and silver lace, marble inlaid, carved soap- stone, arms, and copper-work, ..."

5. Administration Report by Baroda (1906)
"... aluminium, electro-types and electro-plates, plain as well as engraved, inlaid and encrusted ; ornamental leather work and lacquerware; carved, inlaid, ..."

6. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1876)
"... AND lacquerware, SUITABLE FOR MING, BIRTHDAY, AND HOLIDAY PRESENTS. Is the goods came all the way by sailing vessel, the freight was light pern, ..."

7. The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn by Elizabeth Bisland, Lafcadio Hearn (1906)
"... and eyes whose very obliqueness only rendered the face piquant, — as in those agreeable yet half-sinister faces painted on Japanese lacquerware. ..."

8. Cancun, Cozumel and Riviera Maya Alive by Bruce Conord (2005)
"Pottery and pewter are always good bets. Also check out hand-painted lacquerware, blankets Traditional crafts from Campeche, on the peninsula 's west coast, ..."

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