The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace
April 8, 2022 – December 12, 2023
Highlights from the Royal Collection are brought together to tell the story of 300 years of diplomatic, artistic and cultural exchange between the British and Japanese royal and imperial families. On view are rare pieces of porcelain and lacquer, samurai armour, embroidered screens and diplomatic gifts from the reigns of James I to Queen Elizabeth II.
Three ‘exhibition films’ can be seen at the following webpage. The one titled ‘The Art of Lacquer’ includes an interview with Mr. Murose Kazumi, a Living National Treasure in maki-e:
Image: Royal Collection Trust, 2022