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Lot 0280

A TANBA SCHOOL WOOD NETSUKE OF A MONKEY IN PEACH

A TANBA SCHOOL WOOD NETSUKE OF A MONKEY EMERGING FROM A PEACH Unsigned Japan, Tanba province, 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868) The netsuke very much reminiscent of the classic Tanba school motif tengu no tomago (lot no. 118), however here 'saru no momo' is depicted. The monkey is shown seated inside the opened peach, one hand placed on the... more