Arts of War and Peace: Samurai Culture in Japan | University of Oxford

Arts of War and Peace: Samurai Culture in Japan

Speaker
Jasleen Kandhari, art historian
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 15:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2PH
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£5/£4
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

The Edo period in Japan was a peaceful time ruled by the Tokugawa Shoguns. This lecture explores the sumptuous art forms of Samurai culture including arms and armour, lacquerware, gold screen paintings and Japanese tea ceremony wares from the 17th‒19th centuries.