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Japanese Kimono Themed Auction – April 4th, 2020

Japanese Gallery Kensington is announcing the next themed live auction on Saturday 4th of April 2020 at 2:00 GMT. This time we have curated a collection on the theme of Japanese kimono featuring woodblock prints with colourful kimono patterns, accessories such as inro, netsuke, as well as swords and sword fittings. Our catalogues are now live and you can browse featured artists – Yoshitoshi Tsukioka, Utamaro Kitagawa, Eizan Kikugawa, Chikanobu Yoshu, Toshi Yoshida and more.  We are also pleased to share with you the full set of Yoshitoshi Tsukioka’s series ‘Thirty-two Aspects of Customs and Manners’ published in 1888 by Tsunashima Kamekichi (Lot 207). The rare series includes all thirty-two prints with title page in very good condition.  

Lot 207 – Yoshitoshi, full set of the series ‘Thirty-two aspects of Customs and Manners’, published 1888

Lot viewing times by appointment only:

30th of March (Mon) – 3rd of April (Thu) 2020

10 am – 6 pm

Please send us an e-mail at or call 02072292934 to arrange a viewing. Address:

Japanese Gallery Kensington, 66E Kensington Church Street, W8 4BY London

Register via the links below to bid live on the day:

The health and safety of our visitors is our top priority. In order to stop the spread and impact of Covid-19 virus currently affecting everyone across the world, we will only be able to welcome you in our gallery by appointment only (until further notice).

For general enquiries not related to our upcoming auction or if you wish to see specific items, please send an email to: or call 02072292934 Mon – Sat (10 am – 6 pm).

In the meantime, find us online at and explore our collection.

Thank you 🌸

Best regards,

Japanese Gallery Kensington Team

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