© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-122
AN IVORY NETSUKE OF A RABBIT & MONKEY WRESTLING
Unsigned
Japan, 20th century, Meiji period (1868-1912)

Humorous carving of the two companions of the golden boy Kintaro, the rabbit and monkey shown engaged in a wrestling match. The rabbit’s eyes inlaid in red and the monkey’s painted in black. Note the neatly incised detail of the monkey’s fur.

HEIGHT 4.3 cm

Condition: Good condition with few expected age cracks.
Provenance: European private collection.

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