A shanxi push light lacquered cabinet

A shanxi push light lacquered cabinet

Pingyao, in Shanxi province has its own unique history concerning lacquer, going back well over 1200 years to the tang dynasty. Painstaking and time consuming lacquering techniques such as “push-light lacquer (推光漆器) and “Da Qi (大漆) produce the superior smooth glossy finishes that are often seen on Shanxi furniture.

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