Japanese Art

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.