Kanshitsu #3 -Red and Black
Artist: Jun ANZAI
Materials: Natural lacquer, hemp cloth
Size: H80mm x φ70mm
Anzai’s works are always minimal, which highlight the beauty of shape and form. The lacquerware remains modest and yet elegant. His works are usually light in weight as he applies the Kanshitsu (dry lacquer) technique in his creation. His works’ appearance sometimes fools audiences’ eyes to recognise them as vessels made of bronze, ceramic or clay. In reality, his lacquerwares are made of hemp cloth and applied with delicate layers of lacquer.