Definition of lacquerware in English:


Line breaks: lac¦quer|ware
Pronunciation: /ˈlakəwɛː
(also lacquerwork)


[mass noun]
  • Decorative articles, typically made of wood, that have been coated with lacquer.
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    • The same is true for fine cloisonné, lacquerware and decorative metalwork.
    • Other forms of graphic arts include lacquerware, mother-of-pearl inlay, gold work, nielloware, silverware, wood carving, ceramics, basketry and plaiting, weaving, and painting on paper or canvas.
    • Dong Khoi and Le Thanh Ton streets are favourites for elegant silk clothing, hand embroidered scarves, and lacquerware.

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