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From Dr. Robert Brill, Research Scientist Emeritus:
Fuji Art Museum. Shiruku rodo no bijutusu - Arts of the Silk Road. Fujinomiya, Japan: the museum, 1990.
In Japanese. Includes glass.
Hayashi, Ryōichi. The Silk Road and the Shoso-in. New York : Weatherhill, 1975.Translation of Shiruku Rōdo to Shōsōin. (CMGL: N3750.N36 .H41)
Sea route. [Nara-shi] : Nara Shiruku Rōdohaku Kyōkai, 1988. 227 p.
The Grand Exhibition of Silk Road Civilizations was an exhibition held in 3 locations in Nara, Japan. This catalog presents the part of the exhibition held at one of those locations.
The Silk Roads of Sanzō-hōshi · Xuanzang : His legacy and our future. Nara, Japan : Nara International Foundation Commemorating the Silk Road Exposition, 
The Silk Roads of Sanzō-hōshi · Xuanzang : Japanese envoys to the Sui and Tang : the Silk Roads Nara International Symposium ’01. Nara, Japan : Nara International Foundation Commemorating the Silk Road Exposition, .
Xu Pung-Fang. "Silk Road from China to Japan, from an Archaeological Point of View." UNESCO Maritime Route of Silk Roads. Report, Nara Symposium '91. Nara: Nara International Foundation, 1993,pp. 35-37. Includes glass.
Blair, Dorothy. A History of Glass in Japan. [Tokyo]: Kodansha International Ltd. and The Corning Museum of Glass, 1973.
Ancient glass research along the Silk Road. Editor-in-chief, Gan Fuxi ; co-editors, Robert Brill, Tian Shouyun. New Jersey : World Scientific, c2009.
Brill, R. H.; Yamasaki, K.; Barnes, I. Lynus; Rosman, K. J. R.; and M. Diaz. "Lead Isotopes in Some Japanese and Chinese Glasses." Ars Orientalis, 1979.
Brill, R. H., and Hiroshi Shirahata. "The Second Kazuo Yamasaki TC-17 Lecture on Asian Glass: Recent Lead-Isotope Analyses of Some Asian Glasses." International Congress on Glass [Kyoto, Japan], 2004.
The papers of Kazuo Yamasaki of Nagoya University are important in that field.
Dr. Takayasu(sp.?) Koezuka at the Nara National Cultural Properties Research Institute could probably be very helpful.