Definition of lacquerwork in English:

lacquerwork

noun

  • 1Lacquerware.

    • ‘An archeological worker from Qinghai Provincial Archeological Institute is cleaning lacquerworks discovered in a graveyard dating back to Eastern Han Period.’
    • ‘The items on display include pottery, pottery figures, bronze, woodcarvings, masks, lacquerworks, screens and other exhibits: a total of 101 pieces.’
    • ‘Some China-made lacquerworks on display attracted wide attention, especially the folding screen presented by Mr. Braine.’
    • ‘This chest is one of the most excellent extant Kodai-ji Maki'e lacquerworks.’
    • ‘The Palace Museum houses hundreds of pieces of ‘treasure from Ryukyu’, such as fabrics, paintings, books and lacquerworks.’
    • ‘Drawn from what is perhaps the world's largest and finest collection of exported Japanese Meiji Era decorative art objects, this exhibition features metalworks, lacquerworks, ceramics, enamel and porcelain - and is on display at the Portland Art Museum from June 1st until September 22, 2002.’
    • ‘Archaeologists were excited to find lots of bronzes, ceramics, lacquerworks, wood tomb figures, steel weapons and leather weapons, jewelry and even coloured drawings.’
    1. 1.1 The design, construction, or finish of lacquerware.

Pronunciation

lacquerwork

/ˈlakərˌwərk/