Ms Ai Fukunaga

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BA (ICU) MA (Gakushuin) MA (SOAS)
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Thesis title
A Different Type of Tea? British Collecting of Ceramics for Tea gatherings from Meiji Japan: the British Museum and Maidstone Museum Collections


Ai Fukunaga is a PhD candidate at SOAS. She was an Assistant Curator of the Okada Museum of Art, Hakone, for three years and was responsible for the East Asian ceramic collection until 2014. Her research interests include the transnational cultural exchange in creating, using, and collecting ceramics in the pre-modern to modern periods.

Research interests

  • History of East Asian Ceramics
  • History of Collecting


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