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Karina Choy

Karina Choy is Junior Specialist for Japanese Art at Bonhams New Bond Street in London. She focuses on netsuke and military art.

Since joining Bonhams in 2017, Karina's exceptional sales have included the one-of-a-kind Robert S. Huthart Collection of Iwami Netsuke; Masterpieces of Japanese Art from a Royal Collection, which contained unmatched lacquer works by renowned Meiji-period artist Shibata Zeshin; and the sale of a French private collection of fine netsuke in 2020.

Karina holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Art History and East Asian Studies from New York University and a Masters in the History of Art and Archeology of East Asia, with a focus on the arts of Japan, from SOAS University of London.