© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-133
IKKOSAI: AN IVORY NETSUKE OF A MONKEY GROOMING HIS YOUNG
By Ikkosai, signed Ikkosai
Japan, Tokyo, late 19th century

An idiosyncratic and popular model by Ikkosai depicting a male monkey picking fleas of his sleeping young which he holds firmly against his body. Natural himotoshi and signature in a polished reserve IKKOSAI.

HEIGHT 3.1 cm

Condition: Some expected horizontal age cracks, the stained ivory is slightly worn. Generally, in very good and complete condition.
Provenance: British private collection.

-