A Lacquer Legacy at Kew

 Author(s) Hew D V Prendergast, Helena Jaeschke and Naomi Rumball 
 Publisher Kew Publishing, 2001
 Description  A Lacquer Legacy at Kew depicts, in full colour, the unique collection of raw materials, tools and the exquisite Japanese lacquer collection commissioned by Kew in 1881, accompanied by the original report. With sections on the history, botany and chemistry of lacquers, this is a fascinating read and an essential reference for antique collectors, botanists, furniture restorers and makers and anyone with an interest in the Varnish Tree.

100pp. 248 x 187mm. Paperback, with jacket.

ISBN 1900347954  
 
 Price 22.00 $36.30
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