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In East Asia contact was more limited, but the appeal of the European is apparent in objects made for the ruling classes. Tankard, unknown maker, Kyoto, Japan, The fascination for the strange physical features and peculiar dress of Europeans manifested itself in different ways in South and East Asia. Whether a group has a special area of interest, wishes to explore a particular gallery or just get an overview of the Museum's collection the Groups Team can help. Asian artists often used images of foreigners to decorate objects made for their own markets. Find out more.
Trade with Asia Encounters - Victoria and Albert Museum
In China, Japan and early Mughal lndia, the encounter took place on Asian terms. We have launched a new website and are reviewing this page. The East occupied an important place in the western imagination. The Portuguese established a presence in Asia in order to spread Christianity as well as to trade.
Description: We have launched a new website and are reviewing this page. In Japan, a taste for things foreign also became part of popular culture. These missionaries used art to cross the language barrier. The objects that resulted were often hybrid, marrying Christian images and symbols with those of local traditions.