Artist: Saeko ANDO
Materials: Natural lacquer, gold, inlays of shell
Size: H500mm x W810mm x D15mm
Saeko Ando uses traditional Vietnamese lacquer painting techniques and has persevered using natural lacquer, which has become distinctly rarer in recent times in the face of competition from synthetic lacquer. She insists on ensuring this ancient Vietnamese craft making in the modern era by integrating tradition with innovation.