© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-141
A RARE MARINE IVORY NETSUKE OF THREE WISE MONKEYS
Signed
Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912)

The three wise monkeys, or sanbiki no saru, embody the principle “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil”. Here pictured sitting in line on a base. The underside with small himotoshi and signature.

LENGHT 4.5 cm

Condition: A crack to the base, otherwise good age-related condition.
Provenance: European private collection.

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