netsuke

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

another view

kikumon

Scholten Japanese Art is open Monday - Friday, and some Saturdays, 11am - 5pm, by appointment.

Contact Katherine Martin at
(212) 585-0474 or email
kem@scholten-japanese-art.com
to schedule a visit.

site last updated
August 22, 2019

Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
ph: (212) 585-0474
fx: (212) 585-0475