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BEYOND IMAGINATION
TREASURES OF IMPERIAL JAPAN FROM THE KHALILI COLLECTION
19TH TO EARLY 20TH CENTURY

5 July 2017 – 1 October 2017

In July 2017 the Moscow Kremlin Museums will open the exhibition presenting Japanese applied and decorative art of the 19th to early 20th century from the private collection of a world-famous British scientist, collector and philanthropist of Iranian origin Professor Nasser David Khalili. A variety of world famous Japanese kimono, unsurpassed samples of silk embroidery, porcelain, metal and enamel artworks in all its glory will be on display. Most of them were created by craftsmen-official suppliers of the Japanese Imperial court.

CATALOGUE

The catalogue, accompaning the exhibition, gives a shot but revealing insight into the world's most extensive, significant and comprehensive private collection of Japanese art, for the first time presented in Russia. It was collected with passion and knowledge over approximately five decades by the renowned scholar and academic Professor Nasser David Khalili, and comparable in its extent only to that held by the Japanese Imperial family. The catalogue includes about a hundred luxurious kimonos and interior design item. The text is lavishly illustrated. The publication is recommended to a wide audience of amateurs of Japanese culture and art at the turn of the 20th century. The catalogue is available at the exhibition hall of the Assumption Belfry, museum shops at the Aleksandrovsky Sad, Armoury Chamber and the shop opposite the Patriarch's Palace. Price: 2500 rub.

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SOUVENIRS

  • Opening hours:10:00 to 17:00
  • Ticket office:9:30 to 16:30
  • Day off ‒ Thursday
  • Left luggage office:9:00 to 18:30
  • Excursion office:+7 (495) 695-41-46+7 (495) 697-03-49

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