Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912)
Finely carved as a monkey holding a peach in one hand and surrounded by four young monkeys, the smaller two clambering to his side and on top of his head, the larger two engaged in a scuffle by his feet, all with double-inlaid eyes in pale and dark horn.
HEIGHT 13 cm
Condition: Good condition with minor wear, few small nicks, some natural age cracks particularly to the underside, some minor old repairs and touchups.
Provenance: European collection.
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