Japanese Art

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Encompassing works of art from the Jomon period (12,500–300 BC) to the present day, Christie’s Japanese Art sales offer important Buddhist sculpture, ceramics, lacquerware, woodblock prints, samurai armour, metalwork and much more. Held twice a year in London and New York, they attract a wide range of Western and Asian collectors. Modern and contemporary art is also showcased in our annual Asobi sale, which presents works from movement such as Gutai and Mono-ha, while our online sales offer classical Japanese art throughout the year.

As market leaders in this category we are dedicated to sourcing the finest works of Japanese art from private collections around the world. Our experienced teams are based in London, New York and Tokyo, and specialists are always available for free and confidential valuations or to discuss the market. Please do not hesitate to get in touch.



UPCOMING SALES FROM THIS DEPARTMENT

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

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An Inquiring Mind: American Collecting of Japanese & Korean Art

New York, Rockefeller Center

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

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Art of Japan: Online

26 April - 3 May
Online

  • Bidding begins26 April 2017

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

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Mingei Art of Japan: including works from the Martha Longenecker Collection

17 May - 24 May
Online

  • Bidding begins17 May 2017

Thursday, 8 June 2017

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From Artist to Woodblock: Japanese Prints Online

8 June - 22 June
Online

  • Bidding begins08 June 2017

Thursday, 22 June 2017

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Japanese Art and its Influence at the European Court

22 June - 29 June
Online

  • Bidding begins22 June 2017
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