The Yangzhou lacquer ware technique dates back to the Warring States Period, more than 2,300 years ago. It demonstrates great variety, exquisite craftsmanship and distinctive style. It's bright and colorful, elegant and fresh, and carries a strong Chinese charm.
It's an important part of China's traditional lacquer ware art. Modern lacquer ware craftsmanship features ten categories and is built on such traditional skills. It adds modern features to the traditional art form.
This traditional art was listed as part of the national intangible cultural heritage in June 2006.