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Exhibition Films

Objects from the Exhibition

Japan: Courts and Culture showcases some of the finest treasures in the entire Royal Collection. Watch them come to life in these videos, with expert overviews and insights. Click on each image to see the short film.

Seeing the Samurai

This fascinating Japanese armour was part of the first diplomatic gift between Japan and Britain

Stitching the Seasons

The four panels of this extraordinary embroidered screen depict the four seasons

Graceful and Golden

Ceramic artist Hitomi Hosono introduces ornate Kutani porcelain, resplendent with symbols of nature and royalty