Hardcover: 380 pages
Publisher: River Books Press Dist A C (March 16, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 1.1 x 11.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 4.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
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Lacquer work has always fascinated me. The different quality offered by the different South East Asian countries, the use of not only black, but red and browns, application on horse hair and wood etc. all give lacquer the exotic touch. This book covers the different style of Burmese lacquer work and one sees the difference from the Burmese to the ones from Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and China. Great reference book
It was visually beautiful and very informative - many of these items will never be seen by most of us - i hope there is a museum out there preserving these wonderful items for a craft that will disappear in time - now that Myanamar has opened its doors to the outside world. Love it.
Really superb book,the new lacquer ware bible.after collecting lacquer ware for 20 years I can finally learn something about my pieces.if you collect lacquer or have an interest in Burmese art and craft you need this book. A joy to read with great photos and illustrations,thank you Than Htun.
Very good and complete text with a professional approach to these almost unknown works of art.Superb photographs. This book can't miss in a liibrary of art books.
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