Gallery Talk – Japanese Lacquer: Form, Function and Beauty

The art of Japanese lacquer is best explored in small objects. Join us to see how the blending of traditional artistic themes and patient craftsmanship endow practical objects with lyrical beauty.

IMAGE: Unknown, Japan; Writing Box (Suzuribako), interior; Edo period, 18th-early 19th century. Lacquer, wood, metallic, decoration. 8" x 8.825" x 1.625". Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, gift of Mr. Loren Neal, in memory of Ben Neal, Jr.


Sponsored by:
the Museum's Asian Arts Council

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