Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The Metalwork collection contains over 45,000 examples of decorative metalwork, silver and jewellery ranging in date from the Bronze Age to the present day. It includes the national collection of English silver, an outstandingly comprehensive jewellery gallery, and collections of ironwork, continental silver, arms and armour, medieval champlevé and late 19th-century enamels, brasswork, pewter and medieval metalwork of international importance.

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Discover the many treasures in the beautiful V&A galleries, find out where events are happening in the Museum or just check the location of the café, shops, lifts or toilets. Simple to use, the V&A interactive map works on all screen sizes, from your tablet or smartphone to your desktop at home.

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Japanese Cloisonne Enamels

Japanese Cloisonne Enamels

From its renaissance in the 1840s Japanese cloisonné enamel manufacture rapidly reached a peak of artistic and technological sophistication between 18…

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Event - Lunchtime Lectures: Russian Country Houses

Wed 04 March 2015 13:00–14:00

LUNCHTIME LECTURE: Join Tessa Murdoch, Deputy Keeper of Sculpture, Ceramics, Metalwork and Glass for this lunchtime lecture about Russian Country Houses.

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