Victoria and Albert Museum

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Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin, and often also contains lead or zinc. It is strong and durable but can also capture the fine, complex detail within a casting mould. The V&A holds in its collections a large number of bronze objects, including a group of sculptures donated by Auguste Rodin.

The Medal Cabinet Appeal

We urgently need your help to raise £534,000 to save this rare and remarkable medal cabinet from export. We only have until July 2014 to acquire it and ensure its place in the national collections.

Help us buy The Medal Cabinet

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Bronze Khmer Style Apsara Statue

Bronze Khmer Style Apsara Statue

Inspired by sculptures and devotional objects found in the V&A's Asia Collections, this bronze sculpture has been reproduced with applied patina a…

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Event - Arts of East Asia: China, Korea and Japan

Mon 16 September 2013–Mon 21 July 2014

YEAR COURSE: Explore the art, architecture and decorative arts of East Asia, focussing on the ancient civilisations of
China, Korea and Japan.
Mondays, 16 September 2013 - 21 July 2014 (over 3 terms), 11.10-15.30

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