Rufus Bird is Deputy Surveyor of the Queen’s Works of Art at Royal Collection Trust

Dragon-and-phoenix box and cover (depicted), Chinese, mark and reign of Longqing (1567–72). The Royal Collection

A closer look at the Chinese and Japanese masterpieces in the Royal Collection

More than 2,000 objects of porcelain, lacquer, jade, enamel and ivory have been catalogued, researched, conserved, and photographed

31 Oct 2016