As a lacquer painter he left a strong mark upon the work of his contemporaries and successors.
In the manufacture of Japanese lacquer there are three processes.
This new departure reached its climax in the Tokugawa mausolea of Yedo and NikkO, which are enriched by the possession of the most splendid applications of lacquer decoration the world has ever seen, nor is it likely that anything of comparable beauty and grandeur will be again produced in the same line.
The lacquer ware of Nyaung-u and other villages near Pagan is noted throughout Burma.
The latterfor which the generic term in Japan is mushi or kaichinclude some beautiful species, from the jewel beetle (tama-mushi), the gold beetle (kogane-mushi) and the Chrysochroa fulgidissima, which glow and sparkle with the brilliancy of gold and precious stones, to the jet black Melanauster chinensis, which- seems to have been fashioned out of lacquer spotted with white.
From mining the clay to make the lead, to the lacquer applied to the pencil, to the rubber eraser, to the metal band holding the eraser to the yellow paint, no one person knows how to make a complete pencil.
This he sketches in outline with a paste of white lead, and then, having filled in the details with gold and colors, he superposes a coat of translucid lacquer, which is finally subjected to careful polishing.
Sometimes painting is introduced into these panels and lacquer and metal clasps are added to the ribs.
Cabinets, fire-screens, plaques and boxes resplendent with gold lacquer grounds carrying elaborate and profuse decoration of ivory and mother-of-pearl are not objects that appeal to Japanese taste.
If parts of the design are to be in relief, they are built up with a putty of black lacquer, white lead, camphor and lamp-black.
The employment of mother-of-pearl to, ornament lacquer grounds dates from a period as remote as the 8th century, but its use as a material for constructing decorative designs began in the 17th century, and was due to an expert called Shibayama, whose descendant, Shibayama SOichi, has in recent years been associated with the same work in TOkyO.
The magnificent sheen and richness of the pure kin-makie (gold lacquer) are wanting, but in their place we have inimitable tenderness and delicacy.
Thus if a lacquer box in the form of a parallelogram is the object, Japanese artists will not divide it in two equal parts by a perpendicular line, but by a diagonal, as offering a more pleasing line and division.
In the days of the great dilettante Yoshimasa (1449-1490), lacquer experts devised a new style, laka-makie, or decoration in relief, which immensely augmented the beauty of the ware, and constituted a feature altogether special to Japan.
In the beginning of the 19th century worked ShOkwasai, who frequently collaborated with the metal-worker Shibayama, encrusting his lacquer with small decorations in metal by the latter.
No important new developments have taken place during modern times in Japans lacquer manufacture.
Kenzan, adopted his style, and left a reputation as a decorator of pottery hardly less brilliant than Krins in that of lacquer; and a later follower, HOitsu (1762-1828), greatly excelled the master in delicacy and refinement, although inferior to him in vigour and invention.
The books illustrated by the men of this school were mainly collections of useful information, guide-books, romances and historical and religious compilations; but much of the best of their work is to be found in the collections of pictorial designs, very often taken from Chinese sources, which were produced for the use of workers in lacquer, pottery and similar crafts.
The togi-dashi design, when finely executed, seems to hang suspended in the velvety lacquer or to float under its silky surface.
They were often Vehkles constructed of rich lacquer; the curtains suspended in front were of the finest bamboo workmanship, with thick cords and tassels of plaited silk, and the draught animal, an ox of handsome proportions, was brilliantly caparisoned.
The well-known products, styled articles de Paris, prison-made, find a large sale, and many objects of high art, fine paintings, cloisonné enamels and gold lacquer are among the beautiful products from Japanese prisoners.
In this way the danger of warping is averted, and exudations from the wooden surface are prevented from reaching the overlaid coats of lacquer.
A valuable product is a species of clam, the shell of which furnishes a specially iridescent mothero'-pearl, which the natives barter with the Japanese for inlaying lacquer.
Bright surfaces are protected with oil or with lacquer.
The gallery at No. 42 also exhibits a large collection of fine Russian Lacquer Boxes, and decorative antiques.
Other materials used in the late Jomon period included asphalt and lacquer.
bentwood furniture is manufactured from steamed beechwood, which is finished with high-quality woodstains and a lacquer coating, for longevity.
cellulose lacquer peel, examined under PPL illumination.
cinnabar lacquer box and cover In this context we should also consider briefly our definition of art.
Seven to twelve coats of lacquer are applied; the lacquer must dry and the box be polished in between each coats of lacquer are applied; the lacquer must dry and the box be polished in between each coat.
Impress 7000 lacquer finish All the features of the Impress 5000, with a tough lacquer finish that guarantees your badge for life.
gloss acrylic lacquer.
gloss finish was achieved by spray painting & lacquer.
For raw lacquer to polymerise, high ambient humidity is required.
The six accompanied illustrations, Figures (1) to (6 ), show a further selection of cellulose lacquer rock peels.
The fronts are finished in a high gloss lacquer whilst the reverse side is in Matt.
The whole artifact is finished with a high gloss acrylic lacquer.
However, the sign would have benefited from the application of a protective lacquer.
Gone is the silver of the previous version, replaced with a shiny black lacquer.
Both pieces were made for Queen Marie-Antoinette of France in 1783 and reflect her taste for Japanese lacquer.
The timber system is available in clear lacquer, stained or colored finish.
The spaces between characters are filled in by hand with genuine imperial red Chinese lacquer.
lacquer peel, examined under PPL illumination.
lacquer ware has brought a new atmosphere to Taiwan's bamboo art.
lacquer miniatures in the UK.
Stained cellulose lacquer peel, examined under PPL illumination.
Each chest is finished with a satin lacquer for durability.
Finish: Black gloss piano lacquer head unit and black piano lacquer and glass bass cabinet.
Spray dried flowers with hair lacquer to prevent them dropping.
My company Fire bird Russian Arts became the leading supplier of lacquer miniatures in the UK.
nitrocellulose lacquer finish.
This image was derived from an unstained cellulose lacquer peel, from the Jurassic, Kimmeridge Clay, Maple Ledge Shales.
It is part of a stained cellulose lacquer rock peel.
Suitable for children and adults, made from top quality Scandinavian pine and finished with a clear lacquer for an easy wip... .
Leeds Museums and Galleries - £ 20,000 Toward the costs of purchasing an oriental lacquer secretaire, orginally made for Temple Newsam House.
stained cellulose lacquer peel.
Made from solid stainless steel, but designed with a deep silver metallic lacquer finish.
The lacquer coats appear to become more translucent toward the surface.
vermilion lacquer bridge to be built.
The chapters cover such topics as: ceramics; textiles; woodcraft; bamboo; and lacquer ware.
The object to be lacquered, which is generally made of thin wl?ite pine, is subjected to singularly thorough and painstaking treatment, one of the processes being to cover it with a layer of Japanese paper or thin hempen cloth, which is fixed by means of a pulp of rice-paste and lacquer.
The well-known products, styled articles de Paris, prison-made, find a large sale, and many objects of high art, fine paintings, cloisonnÃ© enamels and gold lacquer are among the beautiful products from Japanese prisoners.
Here we have images of Dinoflagellate 5 cysts from a stained cellulose lacquer peel.
The lacquer has not withstood the heat and has taken on a streaky pinkish look.
The blood spilled solves the problem and the king orders a vermilion lacquer bridge to be built.
Most sterling silver jewelry will have a coating of a lacquer to protect it from tarnishing.
Another option would be just to use black lacquer for a glossier finish.
Silicone cleaners can seep into the finish and create a barrier that won't allow a stain or lacquer to bond with the furniture, making it impossible to refinish or touch-up.
Common materials used in Art Deco design are aluminum, stainless steel, lacquer and inlaid wood.
Carvings, lacquer, and embroidery are all common facets of this style.
Some furnishings were finished with a shiny lacquer, but most were varnished with a dark stain.
A clear lacquer finish is applied to these woods since the wood will continue to cure underneath the top coating and within a few months (no more than eight), the wood will take on a richer deeper coloring.
This set reinforces the fact that lacquer red is not the only color choice available for this type of layout.
Rhus Vernicifera - The famous Lacquer Tree of Japan, and a graceful shrub in the milder parts of Britain, but it is said to be very poisonous.
Most spray paints are lacquer acrylics which work on most surfaces, except for styrofoam.
The rest of the silver jewelry is cast solid brass or zinc that's dipped in silver and then lacquer finished to prevent tarnishing.
For example, china lacquer is used for the frames instead of enamel, which is much cheaper.
The lacquer produces exquisite polishing results and an effect like nothing else can imitate.
Finally, opt for furniture pieces that have been painted in lacquer or have highly polished veneer panels.
Materials common to Art Deco objects include: metals (aluminum and stainless steel), lacquer, inlaid wood, and animal skin (particularly zebra and shark).
The aroma is similar to lacquer, which comes from the dye used on synthetic materials.
The atomizer itself was not a new invention; it had been used for years by artists to apply coats of lacquer to their finished work.
Allow to dry and then cover with spray or paint-on lacquer to keep the beads from falling off.
Lacquer Shine Nail Color: If intense shine is your ultimate goal, opt for this silk-filled formula, available in eight dramatic colors.
Salon Nail Lacquer: Packaged in elegant square bottles, the Salon collection is available in 24 shades and boasts a patented mineral complex blended with a resin bond for hard, glossy nails.
Even if you've never ventured into the world of a peach nail lacquer, a smooth and glamorous peach metallic such as Peachaboo is certain to change your mind.
Considered something of a sensation in the nail industry, OPI Axxium Soak Off Gel Lacquer has certainly taken the beauty world by storm.
The OPI Axxium Soak Off Gel Lacquer isn't permanent, per se, but it is formulated to last longer than the OPI nail polishes you purchase at the salon.
Then two coats of gel lacquer (in the color of your choice) are applied and left to dry, again for two minutes, under the UV light.
While OPI offers hundreds of colors in their nail lacquer line, the gel nail polish palette is limited to a select group of some of the line's most popular colors.
Sold as a nail lacquer or a roll-on solid, this drug can often treat the problem within a week.
The set includes a full-size bottle of Nail Envy lacquer to strengthen your nails and a pair of comfy "after heels" slippers to give feet a well deserved break from the stilettos.
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