- Philippe Nigro
- Philippe Nigro – flower vases
- Japan, 2017
- solid wood lacquered in urushi
- 5½ dia x 13 h in.
- 7⅞ dia x 13 h in.
- 4 dia x 9¼ h in.
pieces from the urushi/wrappa collection
the urushi technique is lacquering and polishing pre-seasoned and preprocessed wood
wappa is a traditional wood processing that is over 400 years old. the process of molding wood includes dipping in hot water to allow bending; still wet, they are fastened by means of cherry tree bark