Kyoto school ivory netsuke

18th century

sarumawashi (monkey trainer)

length 2 in., 5 cm

an ivory sarumawashi naps while his monkey perches on a bundle and sneaks a treat from his master's basket, well-worn and bearing a fine patina; unsigned

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