Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

From ceramics to armour, intricate textiles to delicate mother of pearl boxes, the V&A's East Asian collection covers several thousand years of Chinese, Japanese and Korean art and design.

The Wolsey Angels Appeal

We urgently need your help to raise the £5,000,000 it will cost for the V&A to acquire four Renaissance angels cast for the tomb of Cardinal Wolsey and later in the possession of Henry VIII.

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Tea: East and West

Tea: East and West

This evocatively illustrated book tells the story of tea around the world, and celebrates its contribution, past and present, to civilized existence. …

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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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