Japanese Embassy, ‘Ten Thousand Years of Urushi Culture & the Maki-E of Today’.

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David Stringer-Lamarre, within his capacity as Chairman of the Institute of Directors City of London was pleased to attend this event at the Embassy of Japan.

The artist Murose Kazumi delivered a presentation on Urushi and Maki-e. It was interesting to hear that artefacts exists from over 8000 years ago and that Marie Antoinetter was a collector.

Image left to right Rie Maria Hamaguchi, Minister Hideki Uyama & David Stringer-Lamarre