Thomaston Light 'Art of Japan' Online Auction

Arts & Entertainment
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
51 Atlantic Hwy
Emma Testerman
[email protected]
May 20, 2022
10:00 AM

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ sub-division, Thomaston Light, will present “Art of Japan,” an online-only auction of Japanese netsuke, prints and other decorative arts Friday, May 20, at 10 a.m.

The auction will include large selections of traditional woodblock prints, a vast collection of netsuke, painted scrolls, inro, okimono, traditional silk work, elegant watercolors and other splendid items.

Items to be sold can be viewed online now, and participants can register and place pre-auction (or absentee) bids any time prior to 10 a.m. EST Friday, May 20. The live auction will commence at 10 a.m. EST May 20, and registered participants may place bids on items as they come up for sale.

To view the catalog, register and place a bid, visit Or, visit, or to view lots, register and place bids on those sites. All participants must register before placing bids. Buyer’s premium is 25%.

Winning bidders will receive an invoice by email within 24 hours of the auction’s completion. Items may be picked up at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, 51 Atlantic Highway, or shipping can be arranged.

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries will be open for previews by appointment only. Call 1-207-354-8141 to schedule an appointment, or for more information.

A subsidiary of Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, Thomaston Light conducts online sales that feature a diversity of art, antiques and decorative objects curated to appeal to a broad audience -- and all with modest opening bids. Thomaston Light sales are designed to let users experience the fun and excitement of a live auction at a pace comfortable for both experienced users and people new to participating online.