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Definition of Japan lacquer

Japan lacquer
Japan Ja*pan", a. Of or pertaining to Japan, or to the lacquered work of that country; as, Japan ware. Japan allspice (Bot.), a spiny shrub from Japan (Chimonanthus fragrans), related to the Carolina allspice. Japan black (Chem.), a quickly drying black lacquer or varnish, consisting essentially of asphaltum dissolved in naphtha or turpentine, and used for coating ironwork; -- called also Brunswick black, Japan lacquer, or simply Japan. Japan camphor, ordinary camphor brought from China or Japan, as distinguished from the rare variety called borneol or Borneo camphor. Japan clover, or Japan pea (Bot.), a cloverlike plant (Lespedeza striata) from Eastern Asia, useful for fodder, first noticed in the Southern United States about 1860, but now become very common. During the Civil War it was called variously Yankee clover and Rebel clover. Japan earth. See Catechu. Japan ink, a kind of writing ink, of a deep, glossy black when dry. Japan varnish, a varnish prepared from the milky juice of the Rhus vernix, a small Japanese tree related to the poison sumac.

Meaning of Japan lacquer from wikipedia

- Lacquerware (漆器, shikki) is a ****anese craft with a wide range of fine and decorative arts, as lacquer has been used in urushi-e, prints, and on a wide...
- The term lacquer is used for a number of hard and potentially shiny finishes applied to materials such as wood. These fall into a number of very different...
- traditions of lacquer work, going back several thousand years in the cases of China and ****an. The best known lacquer, an urushiol-based lacquer common in...
- cultivated in regions of China, Korea and ****an. Other common names include ****anese lacquer tree, ****anese sumac, and varnish tree. The trees are cultivated...
- ****an black (also called black ****an) is a lacquer or varnish suitable for many substrates but known especially for its use on iron and steel. It is so...
- Lacquer painting is a form of painting with lacquer which was practised in China and ****an for decoration on lacquerware, and found its way to Europe both...
- Maki-e (蒔絵, literally: sprinkled picture) is ****anese lacquer sprinkled with gold or silver powder as a decoration using a makizutsu or a kebo brush. The...
- China, though imitated in ****anese lacquer in somewhat different styles. The producing process is called Diaoqi (雕漆, carving lacquer). Though most surviving...
- often also done with ****anese lacquer in rather different techniques, but "Coromandel" should only be used to refer to Chinese lacquer. The peak of the fashion...
- native to ****an, China and other Asian countries, such as lacquer tree (T. vernicifluum) and wax tree (T. succedaneum), are used to make lacquer, and, as...
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