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Thomsen Gallery

Japanese paintings and works of art, including antique and modern folding screens, scroll paintings, bamboo baskets, ceramics, and gold lacquer boxes.

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New York , NY 10065
United States


Pine Tree by Stream in Winter

Pine Tree by Stream in Winter
Folding screen; ink, mineral colors, and gofun on paper with gold leaf


Cypress by a Stream

Accessory Box with Azalea and Vine

Festival Procession at the Hiyoshi Shrine

Handled Flower Basket

Birds Flying over Rocks, Bamboo and Flowers

Handled Flower Basket

“Night-Shining Jewel” Box with Sprinkled Design

“Fluttering” Box with Sprinkled Design of Jellyfish

Tea Caddy with Wave Decor

Bird Vase

Bronze Vase named "Ocean Treasure"

Rabbit Pair


Erik Thomsen Gallery is one of America’s top leading dealers in Japanese art, with an impeccable professional record and an outstanding reputation for the quality of its exhibitions and the elegance and scholarly depth of its publications. Specializing in antique and modern folding screens, scroll paintings, lacquer, bamboo, and ceramics, Erik Thomsen has been dealing since 1984 and has maintained a public gallery in New York since his move to the city in 2006. A fluent speaker of Japanese, Erik serves as a cultural bridge between Japan and the West, regularly placing important works into American and European museums and private collections.