Is this paint or lacquer and what color is it?
Lacquer has roots in the Chinese culture.
lacquer finish - hollywood style of decor
secret - Lacquered Finishes
Stores sell lacquer spray paints (Krylon & Rustoleum)
Red lacquer gives a retro cabinet new life.
Tip: If you have any tired old pieces you're thinking of sending to the curb, envision them with a glossy coat of lacquer.
Style Secret: Lacquered FinishesWhat's a glamorous room without a little sheen? With lustrous depth and a tough-as-nails finish
glossy lacquer elevates pedestrian furnishings and takes elegant ones over the top. Choose vivid colors, such as tomato red, Prussian blue or kelly green, and lacquer unexpected pieces — perhaps a bamboo étagère or a pedestal table — to make the look even more daring.Behind the scenes: True lacquering