The Mazarin Chest and Japanese Export Lacquer of the 1640s: A New Interpretation of their Decoration
Date: Wednesday March 4, 2009, at 3 pm
Location: Museum Lecture Hall, Getty Center
Admission: Free. Reservation required
During the recent Mazarin Chest conservation project at the Victoria and Albert Museum, prominent landscape elements visible on the chest and other details were identified. Julia Hutt, a curator and member of the conservation project team, reports on the latest research. Complements the exhibition Tales in Sprinkled Gold: Japanese Lacquer for European Collectors.