- Philippe Nigro
- Philippe Nigro – flower vases
- Japan, 2017
- lacquered wood
- 8⅝ dia. x 6½ h in.
- 6⅝ dia. x 8 h in.
- 5½ dia. x 10⅜ h in.
pieces from the urushi/wrappa collection
the urushi technique is lacquering and polishing pre-seasoned and preprocessed wood
wrappa is a traditional wood processing technique that is over 400 years old. the process of molding wood includes dipping pieces of wood in hot water to allow bending; still wet, they are fastened by means of cherry tree bark