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Unique Lacquerware Bamboo Decorative Plate, "Northern Thai Hills"

Inspired by the colors of the hills in Northern Thailand, this decorative plate... more

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Inspired by the colors of the hills in Northern Thailand, this decorative plate mesmerizes with its spectacular green tones. Daeng Thanunchai presents the piece, its lacquered perfection paralleling the imagination spent on every detail. Lends a dignified accent to any home. For decorative purposes only; stand not included.

To complete this piece, coiled bamboo basketry is firstly carved on a lathe into the desired shape. A mixture of lacquer - obtained from the Gluta usitata tree - and ashes of burnt rice paddy husks is then applied to the object. Upon exposure to air the mixture dries to form a watertight seal that is polished before another coat is applied. This process is repeated until a rigid base is formed, and a final polishing is executed with sandpaper. Then several coats of pure lacquer are painted on the object, with drying periods in between each coat.

The work is partially polished with sandpaper according to a predetermined pattern - generally concentric - and a few coats of different lacquer colors are applied to the surface and the object is left to dry for a few days. The process remains identical for each ensuing color, alternating lacquering and polishing sessions until the design is achieved. The final coat is washed with water and polished with powdered fired clay, offering an irresistible sheen.

  • 0.71 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • 7 cm H x 39 cm Diam.
  • 2.8" H x 15.25" Diam.

  • Lacquered bamboo
  • For decorative use only
  • Display stand not included
  • Do not use abrasives
  • Wipe with a damp cloth
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Thailand.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Thailand
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4 Testimonials for Daeng Thanunchai

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Clare

My beautiful lacquered pot, 'Drifting in the Wind' arrived in the mail today, packed and wrapped with great care. It was like unwrapping a big grey shiny egg. A huge thankyou to the artisan who made this lovely thing and to the team of people who have helped make this all possible Clare L Hamel (New Zealand).

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