As a lacquer painter he left a strong mark upon the work of his contemporaries and successors.
In the manufacture of Japanese lacquer there are three processes.
From mining the clay to make the lead, to the lacquer applied to the pencil, to the rubber eraser, to the metal band holding the eraser to the yellow paint, no one person knows how to make a complete pencil.
This new departure reached its climax in the Tokugawa mausolea of Yedo and NikkO, which are enriched by the possession of the most splendid applications of lacquer decoration the world has ever seen, nor is it likely that anything of comparable beauty and grandeur will be again produced in the same line.
The lacquer ware of Nyaung-u and other villages near Pagan is noted throughout Burma.