- Philippe Nigro
- Philippe Nigro – trays/fruit baskets
- Japan, 2017
- solid wood lacquered in urushi, natural akita cedar
- 11¾ w x 8¼ d x 5¼ h in.
- 12½ w x 9 d x 4½ 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