© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: NE0320-026
A TALL WALRUS IVORY NETSUKE OF A SARUMAWASHI
Unsigned
Japan, late 18th to early 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

An unusual walrus tusk ivory netsuke depicting a tall standing sarumawashi (monkey trainer) leaning on his long taming stick with a finial in the form of a blooming peach. The mischievous monkey, dressed in a sleeveless shirt, sits by his feet and reaches up trying to grab the peach. The monkey trainer laughs at this futile attempt, holding the peach firmly. The reverse with a small himotoshi.

HEIGHT 10 cm

Condition: The left leg of the sarumawashi and monkey are restored. Several age cracks and a fine glossy patina.
Provenance: Ex collection Mrs. Gunvor Bjorkman.

Nachverkauf:  € 1.516

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