What is Japanned?
Japanned definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces.
work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner.
Japans, a variety of decorative motifs or patterns derived from Asian sources, used on English porcelain of the 18th and 19th centuries.
of or relating to japan.
verb (used with object), jaA.panned, jaA.panA.ning.
to varnish with japan; lacquer.
to coat with any material that gives a hard, black gloss.