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The V&A has an important and substantial collection of lacquer comprising Asian, Islamic and European japanned wares (objects made to imitate East Asian lacquer). Its collection of Japanese lacquer is particularly impressive, and it also has very fine holdings of Chinese and Burmese lacquer.

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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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