Lacquer Thread Sculpting: An Entry into China's National Intangible Heritage List

December 17, 2014
Editor: Amanda Wu

Lu Minggui, a lacquer thread sculptist, builds lacquer relief decorations on a porcelain plate at a studio in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, on December 16, 2014. Lacquer thread sculpting is an art in southeast China which uses well-tempered lacquer threads to build decorative patterns. Originated in the mid-17th century, lacquer thread sculpting is listed as one of China's national intangible heritages. [Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan]

Qiu Shuilian, a lacquer thread sculptist, adds a ground layer of paint to the lacquer relief decorations on a porcelain plate before applying gold foil to them at a studio in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, on December 16, 2014. Lacquer thread sculpting is an art in southeast China which uses well-tempered lacquer threads to build decorative patterns. Originated in the mid-17th century, lacquer thread sculpting is listed as one of China's national intangible heritages. [Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan]

Xu Ling, a lacquer thread sculptist, applies gold foil to the lacquer relief decorations on a set of porcelain wares at a studio in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, on December 16, 2014. Lacquer thread sculpting is an art in southeast China which uses well-tempered lacquer threads to build decorative patterns. Originated in the mid-17th century, lacquer thread sculpting is listed as one of China's national intangible heritages. [Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan]

(Source: Xinhua)

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