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Through a display of lacquered furniture, boxes, and tablewares, the Winterthur exhibition Brittle Beauty: Understanding and Conserving Chinese Export Lacquer explores the materials and history of Asian lacquer, Asian export lacquer, and imitation lacquer in the West. It also highlights a program of scientific analysis and conservation currently under way at Winterthur to treat Asian export lacquerwares (funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services).