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Lacquer in Asia

Numéro de notice

2183

Durée

00:52:00

Année de production

2010

Support Original

SD
16/9
Couleur
Sonore

Director(s)

SETO Momoko

Résumé

For the first time, this film tells the story of the great adventure of lacquer, the eminent technique that has existed in Asia for over 9,000 years.
From lacquer trees to synthetic lacquer, Japanese Wajima bowls to mass-produced furniture in China, and polished lacquer paintings in Vietnam, craftsmen, artists and scientists illustrate the different faces of these objects which have become works of art.

Thématiques scientifiques

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