Hironobu Yoshida

Box of black persimmon wood finished in wiped urushi.

  • Wood and Bamboo
  • Presented in 2014
  • H 14.0 x W 11.8 x D 30.5 cm
  • $10,551

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Category Wood and Bamboo
Year Presented 2014
Dimensions H 14.0 x W 11.8 x D 30.5 cm
Exhibition The 61th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

  • Wiped lacquer finish

    Wiped lacquer (fuki urushi) is a wood-finishing technique consisting of a thin coat of lacquer. The lacquer is applied with a spatula or brush, rubbed in with a cotton cloth, and then wiped away using washi paper or clean fabric. Repeating the process numerous times produces a finish that brings out the wood’s grain and texture.