East Asia Collections: Staff & Areas of Expertise

Francesca Henry-Pierre

PA to Keeper and Departmental Administrator
First point of contact for General Enquiries

Faulkner, Rupert

Senior Curator
Japanese ceramics, prints and contemporary crafts

Hutt, Julia

Curator
Japanese lacquerwork, including export lacquerware and inro, Japanese secular carvings, including netsuke and okimono, Chinese and Japanese fans

Irvine, Greg

Senior Curator
Japanese metalwork, including cloisonné and arms and armour; masks and performing arts; arts of the Meiji period

Jackson, Anna

Keeper
Japanese textiles and dress; cultural relations between Europe and East Asia

Kim, Rosalie

Samsung Curator of Korean Art
Korean traditional domestic architecture and gardens, contemporary crafts

Li, Xiaoxin

Assistant Curator
General enquiries China

Luk, Yu-Ping

Curator
Arts of the Ming dynasty, Daoist art, Chinese ceramics

Persson, Helen

Curator (Collections Management)
Chinese textiles and dress, pre-1368

Rout, Josephine

Assistant Curator
General enquiries Japan

Liz Stanford

China general enquiries

Wilson, Ming

Senior Curator
Chinese jade and hardstone carvings, furniture and ceramics

Zhang, Hongxing

Senior Curator
Chinese painting and graphic art; 20th century and contemporary China

Private Group Tours & Talks

We offer a wide range of tours to meet your group requirements. Whether a group has a special area of interest, wishes to explore a particular gallery or just get an overview of the Museum's collection the Groups Team can help.

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Event - Arts of South and Southeast Asia and the Islamic Middle East. 14/15

Mon 22 September 2014–Mon 06 July 2015

YEAR COURSE: Discover the art and archaeology of Asia, from the Himalayas and the Indian Subcontinent to the island nations of Southeast Asia.

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