Characterization of Asian and European Lacquers
 

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  • Heginbotham, Arlen, and Michael Schilling. 2009. New Evidence for the Use of Imported Raw Materials in 17th Century Japanese Export Ware. Presentation at AIC Annual Meeting, Los Angeles.
  • Heginbotham, Arlen, and Michael Schilling. 2009. Lacquers Without Borders. Presentation at J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.
  • Heginbotham, Arlen, and Michael Schilling. 2009. New evidence for the use of Southeast Asian raw materials in seventeenth century Japanese export lacquer. Presentation at Crossing Borders: The Conservation, Science, and Material Culture of East Asian Lacquer symposium at Victoria and Albert Museum.
  • Koller, J. and U. Baumer. 1997. "Baroque and Rococo Transparent Gloss Lacquers: II. Scientific Study of Lacquer Systems." In Lacke des Barock und Rokoko/Baroque and Rococo Lacquers, ed. K. Walch and J. Koller, 52–85. Munich: Bayerisches Landesamt fur Denkmalpflege
  • Koller, J., K. Walch, and U. Baumer. 2000. "French Lacquered Furniture of the 18th Century: Criard, Desforge and Dubois. A Technical and Scientific Investigation on Imitation Lacquers." In Japanische und europaische Lackarbeiten/Japanese and European Lacquerware: Adoption, Adaptation, Conservation, ed. M. Kuhlenthal, 537–560. Munich: Bayerisches Landesamt fur Denkmalpflege.
  • Proceedings from the 2009 conference, "Crossing Borders: The Conservation, Science, and Material Culture of East Asian Lacquer" (forthcoming).

Articles in the GCI Newsletter

First Lacquers Workshop Held (Spring 2013)

Related Web sites

The Mazarin Chest Project, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Tales in Sprinkled Gold: Japanese Lacquer for European Collectors, J. Paul Getty Museum

Urushi 2009: International Course on Conservation of Japanese Lacquer

Last updated: May 2011