[Exhibition / London] Japan: Courts and Culture

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.

The exhibition page: https://www.rct.uk/collection/themes/exhibitions/japan-courts-and-culture/the-queens-gallery-buckingham-palace

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:

The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Address: The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA
Website: https://www.rct.uk/visit/the-queens-gallery-buckingham-palace

Image: Royal Collection Trust, 2022