Japanese Carved Netsuke Monkey with
Gyokumei, Meiji Era (1868-1912)Tokyo H
1 in.(2.5cm), W 1.75 in.(4.5cm), D 1 in.(2.5cm)
Condition: very good!
exemplary Meiji era netsuke depicting a monkey who has discovered a basket of
pomegranates. Compact and useful, highly tactile with contrast of textures--the
monkey’s rough coat and the smooth, unctuous surface of his jacket. Very well
carved in fine grained handsomely marked ivory, cream to gold with age patina.
Excellent condition with slight wear from use and handling over time. Signed in
a reserve at the bottom: Gyokumei
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