Two plates, lacquerer, c. 1910 - c. 1930

Two plates, lacquerer, c. 1910 - c. 1930

wood (plant material), d 27.8cm × h 2.6cm More details

These two lacquer plates are examples of imitation metal. The left one suggests smoothly wrought bronze, while the other one imitates the unevenness of old silver. The embellishment of the left plate is modern and severe, while that of the other plate is inspired by an ancient pattern.