Art & Design
Japan: Courts and Culture
12 June – 8 November 2020
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA
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Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019
The Royal Collection holds some of the most significant examples of Japanese art and design in the western world. For the first time, highlights from this outstanding collection are brought together in an exhibition at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, to tell the story of 300 years of diplomatic, artistic and cultural exchange between the British and Japanese royal and imperial families. The exhibition includes rare pieces of porcelain and lacquer, samurai armour, embroidered screens and diplomatic gifts from the reigns of James I to Her Majesty The Queen.