Asian Art

Lazarus Halstead

Head of Department


Lazarus has been actively involved with Chinese art for several years with extensive knowledge of ceramics, jades, bronzes, paintings and more. He has a strong academic background having studied Chinese art at Oxford University and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese having spent time living in Beijing. An active member of the Oriental Ceramic Society, he has a track record of making important discoveries including two 20th century ink paintings by Xu Beihong and Qi Baishi which together sold in 2014 for more than £850,000.

Yasuko Kido

Japanese Art Specialist


Yasuko has been in the Japanese Art business for thirty years, starting her career working for a specialist dealer before joining Sotheby's New Bond Street in 1990 where she was the specialist of Japanese prints and paintings. During the nine years she spent at Sotheby's, she handled important European collections such as Walter Amstutz and Henri Vever collections of Japanese prints. Her experience spans a wide range of Japanese art and she has a particular interest in Textiles. Yasuko was educated in both Japan and England and has studied extensively in the field of visual art, including graphic design, fine art and photography.

Read our latest Asian Art blog: Ebb and Flow – The Wave Motif in Japanese Art

The next auction of ASIAN ART will take place on the 5th of September

View the sale PDF here:

September sale highlights:



Entries are currently invited for FINE CHINESE PAINTINGS and ASIAN ART which are taking place on the 13 November 2017. For a complimentary valuation please contact the department before close of consignments on the 8th of September



Chiswick Auctions is the leading saleroom for the sale of fine Chinese paintings and the only saleroom in the UK to hold sales dedicated to this category. We hold two sales each year in May and November. Our inaugural sale was held in May 2017 with outstanding results and significant interest from the industry. The sale included the sale ten Classical paintings from a London private collection (total sales £65,940). Other recent successes in the field of Chinese paintings include the sale of the Buckman Collection (total sales £55,000), the Aldrick Collection (total sales £31,000) and Pearson Collection (total sales £24,156) all with 100% sell through rates. Chiswick Auctions has longstanding expertise in this area highly academic, thorough bilingual cataloguing and extensive contacts in the field. If you have Chinese paintings in your collection please get in touch on ku.oc1501168778.snoi1501168778tcuak1501168778ciwsi1501168778hc@na1501168778isa1501168778.


Chiswick Auctions’ largest and most successful sale, lavishly illustrated and meticulously catalogued includes Chinese works of art, Tibetan art, Japanese art (see below), Korean art and Indian and South East Asian Art. If you would like a free valuation for pieces in your collection please get in touch on ku.oc1501168778.snoi1501168778tcuak1501168778ciwsi1501168778hc@na1501168778isa1501168778.



After a long hiatus, the market for Japanese Art is experiencing a new serge in interest. Based in London, and with a wealth of experience selling Japanese artworks, Chiswick Auctions is well positioned within the marketplace and there has never been a better time to get in touch about your collection.

contact Yasuko Kido ku.oc1501168778.snoi1501168778tcuak1501168778ciwsi1501168778hc@ok1501168778usay1501168778.

+44(0)203 110 0603

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Auctions of Chinese and Asian Works of Art

We are an important platform for Asian art within London but have a heavily international client base and offer advice and assistance for individuals, institutions or funds wishing to build collections of Asian Art.

We are currently consigning for the following upcoming sales:


ASIAN ART, 13 November 2017


For valuations and consultation appointments email Lazarus with images and your telephone number on ku.oc1501168778.snoi1501168778tcuak1501168778ciwsi1501168778hc@su1501168778razal1501168778 or call on +44(0)203 110 0603.

For the Asian Art blog click here


Chiswick Auctions拍卖行分别在每年二月,五月,九月和十一月举办亚洲古董专场拍卖。每场拍卖的拍品,都涵盖中国,日本,印度,东南亚的各种门类。我们所拍的拍品,研究详实,图录完善。Chiswick Auctions在伦敦当属亚洲艺术的重地,欢迎广大来自世界各地的藏家来此寻宝,并为各类个人,机构和基金提供咨询等各类服务。





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Recent Highlights






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Previous Sales:


Fine Chinese Paintings 15 May 2017 – Print Results

15 May 2017 ASIAN ART Catalogue PDF

Asian Art 15 May 2017 – Print Results
28 February 2017 ASIAN ART Catalogue PDF

Asian Art 23 February 2017 – Print Results

chiswick-asian-14th-november-cover-pic14 November 2016 ASIAN ART Catalogue PDF

Asian Art 14 November 2016 – Print Results


6 September 2016 ASIAN ART Catalogue PDF

Asian Art 6 September 2016 – Print Results

May 2016 cover


16 May 2016 ASIAN ART Catalogue PDF

Asian Art 16 May 2016 – Print Results

cover23 February 2016 ASIAN ART Catalogue PDF

Asian Art 23 February 2016 – Print Results

3 November 2015 THE ART OF TEA Catalogue PDFTEA SALE COVER

The Art of Tea 3 November 2015 – Print Results

Asian sale cover3 November 2015 ASIAN ART Catalogue PDF

Asian Art 3 November 2015 – Print Results

1 September 2015 ASIAN ART Catalogue PDF

Asian Art 1 September 2015 – Print Results

5 May 2015 ASIAN ART Catalogue PDFAsian Art Catalogue

Asian Art 5 May 2015 – Print Results

10 February 2015 ASIAN ART Catalogue

Asian Art 10 February 2015 – Print Results



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For more results, and details of Japanese Art, Tibetan Art, Indian and South East Asian Art and Chinese Art click HERE