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
Julia Hutt's entry to: 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
Rosalie Kim's entry to: Korean traditional domestic architecture and gardens, contemporary crafts

Li, Xiaoxin

Assistant Curator
Xiaoxin Li's entry to: General Enquiries China, Japan & Korea

Mengoni, Luisa

Curator
Early China (pre-1000 AD); Chinese ceramics and metalwork; Chinese export art and design

Persson, Helen

Curator (Collections Management)
Helen Persson's entry to: Chinese textiles and dress, pre-1368

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

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