The Lofty Guide to Lacquer with Louise Devenish

Lacquer has a long and rich tradition, and it’s one of Louise Devenish’s very favorite subjects.

Louise is the CEO and founder of Devenish Group LLC, which puts together salons on topics that span all branches of the arts. And she recently joined us for a conversation about everything lacquer.

In this interview, Louise brings you up to speed on today’s market for lacquer. You’ll also learn:

– Where lacquer comes from, and why it’s so incredibly durable
– How it survived a shipwreck, and 18 months underwater
– What pieces are easy to find today
– How to find a pro to restore your lacquer
– Where real collectors can learn about lacquer (hint: skip Wikipedia)

Get it all right here: