These Lacquer Coffee Tables Make a Sophisticated Statement

In New York blue or bolero red, a high-shine finish is always a good idea.

August 25, 2023

Lacquerware has enthralled humankind for millennia, first appearing as early as 7000 B.C.E. during Japan’s Jōmon period. Glossy and glamorous, there’s no better way to show off the material’s tactile elegance than in the form of a clean-lined coffee table: pared-down yet opulent, our favorites offer an utterly sophisticated finishing touch.

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