Late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s) very unusual small keyaki (Japanese elm) wood box, its top inlaid with a metal fitting depicting 3 wise monkeys in their habitual "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil” attitudes: Mizaru covering his eyes, Kikazaru covering his ears, and Iwazaru covering his mouth. Excellent metalwork with various patinas, superb detailing - see their faces and finely worked fur. Beautiful wood texture, bottom and top fit neatly, in excellent condition. Box length 3 1/16 inches, height 1 inch.Domestic: Flat-rate of $15.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.Location: This item ships from Massachusetts
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