PHOTOS Pic story: man dedicated to revive traditional lacquer art in E China

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Pic story: man dedicated to revive traditional lacquer art in E China

Xinhua

12:10, January 19, 2019

Wu Rongqiang repairs a celadon ware with lacquer at his studio in Niutouling Village, Longquan City of east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 15, 2019. Wu Rongqiang, a Longquan native aged 45, started exploring traditional lacquer art since 2012. In 2017, he moved his family to an old house deep in the mountains in Longquan in order to do more experiments in lacquer undisturbed. He uses lacquer to repair broken porcelain and to create lacquerware. Also, he experiments on the production of various lacquers. "I feel so pleased to return to my hometown and do something I am interested in," said Wu. He is dedicated to revive the ancient art that has almost been forgotten in China. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

Wu Rongqiang makes lacquerware at his studio in Niutouling Village, Longquan City of east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 15, 2019. Wu Rongqiang, a Longquan native aged 45, started exploring traditional lacquer art since 2012. In 2017, he moved his family to an old house deep in the mountains in Longquan in order to do more experiments in lacquer undisturbed. He uses lacquer to repair broken porcelain and to create lacquerware. Also, he experiments on the production of various lacquers. "I feel so pleased to return to my hometown and do something I am interested in," said Wu. He is dedicated to revive the ancient art that has almost been forgotten in China. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

Wu Rongqiang looks on as his wife Li shumin repairs a celadon ware with lacquer at his studio in Niutouling Village, Longquan City of east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 15, 2019. Wu Rongqiang, a Longquan native aged 45, started exploring traditional lacquer art since 2012. In 2017, he moved his family to an old house deep in the mountains in Longquan in order to do more experiments in lacquer undisturbed. He uses lacquer to repair broken porcelain and to create lacquerware. Also, he experiments on the production of various lacquers. "I feel so pleased to return to my hometown and do something I am interested in," said Wu. He is dedicated to revive the ancient art that has almost been forgotten in China. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

Wu Rongqiang (L) discusses the repair details with a celadon artist at his studio in Niutouling Village, Longquan City of east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 15, 2019. Wu Rongqiang, a Longquan native aged 45, started exploring traditional lacquer art since 2012. In 2017, he moved his family to an old house deep in the mountains in Longquan in order to do more experiments in lacquer undisturbed. He uses lacquer to repair broken porcelain and to create lacquerware. Also, he experiments on the production of various lacquers. "I feel so pleased to return to my hometown and do something I am interested in," said Wu. He is dedicated to revive the ancient art that has almost been forgotten in China. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

Wu Rongqiang (L) talks with his apprentice at his studio in Niutouling Village, Longquan City of east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 15, 2019. Wu Rongqiang, a Longquan native aged 45, started exploring traditional lacquer art since 2012. In 2017, he moved his family to an old house deep in the mountains in Longquan in order to do more experiments in lacquer undisturbed. He uses lacquer to repair broken porcelain and to create lacquerware. Also, he experiments on the production of various lacquers. "I feel so pleased to return to my hometown and do something I am interested in," said Wu. He is dedicated to revive the ancient art that has almost been forgotten in China. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

Wu Rongqiang repairs a celadon ware with lacquer at his studio in Niutouling Village, Longquan City of east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 15, 2019. Wu Rongqiang, a Longquan native aged 45, started exploring traditional lacquer art since 2012. In 2017, he moved his family to an old house deep in the mountains in Longquan in order to do more experiments in lacquer undisturbed. He uses lacquer to repair broken porcelain and to create lacquerware. Also, he experiments on the production of various lacquers. "I feel so pleased to return to my hometown and do something I am interested in," said Wu. He is dedicated to revive the ancient art that has almost been forgotten in China. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

Aerial photo taken on Jan. 15, 2019 shows Wu Rongqiang's studio in mountains in Niutouling Village, Longquan City of east China's Zhejiang Province, . Wu Rongqiang, a Longquan native aged 45, started exploring traditional lacquer art since 2012. In 2017, he moved his family to an old house deep in the mountains in Longquan in order to do more experiments in lacquer undisturbed. He uses lacquer to repair broken porcelain and to create lacquerware. Also, he experiments on the production of various lacquers. "I feel so pleased to return to my hometown and do something I am interested in," said Wu. He is dedicated to revive the ancient art that has almost been forgotten in China. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

Wu Rongqiang poses for a photo in front of his studio in Niutouling Village, Longquan City of east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 15, 2019. Wu Rongqiang, a Longquan native aged 45, started exploring traditional lacquer art since 2012. In 2017, he moved his family to an old house deep in the mountains in Longquan in order to do more experiments in lacquer undisturbed. He uses lacquer to repair broken porcelain and to create lacquerware. Also, he experiments on the production of various lacquers. "I feel so pleased to return to my hometown and do something I am interested in," said Wu. He is dedicated to revive the ancient art that has almost been forgotten in China. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

Wu Rongqiang checks dried lacquerwares at his studio in Niutouling Village, Longquan City of east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 15, 2019. Wu Rongqiang, a Longquan native aged 45, started exploring traditional lacquer art since 2012. In 2017, he moved his family to an old house deep in the mountains in Longquan in order to do more experiments in lacquer undisturbed. He uses lacquer to repair broken porcelain and to create lacquerware. Also, he experiments on the production of various lacquers. "I feel so pleased to return to my hometown and do something I am interested in," said Wu. He is dedicated to revive the ancient art that has almost been forgotten in China. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

Wu Rongqiang (UP) instructs as one of his apprentices works at his studio in Niutouling Village, Longquan City of east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 15, 2019. Wu Rongqiang, a Longquan native aged 45, started exploring traditional lacquer art since 2012. In 2017, he moved his family to an old house deep in the mountains in Longquan in order to do more experiments in lacquer undisturbed. He uses lacquer to repair broken porcelain and to create lacquerware. Also, he experiments on the production of various lacquers. "I feel so pleased to return to my hometown and do something I am interested in," said Wu. He is dedicated to revive the ancient art that has almost been forgotten in China. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

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