Yangzhou Lacquerware Factory

Originating during the Warring States period, Yangzhou lacquerware flourished during the Qin and Han Dynasties and prospered during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It has won a high reputation at home and abroad for its equsite artistic style and wonderful workmanship for more thanone thousand years.

Founded in 1955, Yangzhou Lacquerware Factory is a key enterprise among the national lacquerware industry and has the right of self-operating import and export business. The factory's decorative techniques can be classified into ten categories-"lacquer carving", "lacquer carving inlaid with jade", "lacquer engraving", "bone and stone inlaying", "mother-of-pearl polishing", "mother of pearl dotting", "decoration with colored drawings", "filling up knife", "polished lacquer painting" and "wood carving inlaying", which have established its irreplaceable position in China's arts and crafts circles....