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Saturday, November 27, 2021


Exhibition Public - Europe & Africa

Splendour in detail. 20th century Japanese Lacquerware

Japan Museum SieboldHuis
19 Rapenburg,
Leiden, Netherlands
Sep 17, 2021 To Dec 05, 2021


Detail: The ancient art of Japanese lacquerware (urushi) has a lengthy and labour-intensive production process. Japanese lacquerware was exported to Europe as early as the 16th century and was extremely popular thanks to its superior quality and durability. 70 lacquerware objects will be on display varying from tableware and serving trays to tea ceremony and writing utensils, incense burners and vases.

Phone No.: +31(0)71-5125539
Contact Email: [email protected]
Site URL: https://www.sieboldhuis.org/en/exhibitions/schoonheid-in-detail-20ste-eeuws-japans-lakwerk-1



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