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A WOOD NETSUKE OF A GROOMING MONKEY SIGNED OKATOMO

Signed Okatomo, wood netsuke
Japan, late 19th to 20th century

A finely carved and lightly stained wood netsuke of a monkey grooming himself. The monkey has double-inlaid eyes and the fur is neatly incised. Natural himotoshi and signature on the right buttock OKATOMO 岡友. Several variants of this study by Okatomo exist in another material, though the present model appears to be carved later in the manner of Okatomo.

HEIGHT 3.7 cm

Provenance: The 40-Year Collection of a London Gentleman.
Condition: Excellent condition.

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€400

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A WOOD NETSUKE OF A GROOMING MONKEY SIGNED OKATOMO

Estimate €400 - €800
2d18h13m44s
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