Ivory Netsuke of a Monkey with Kaki, by Rantei
Seated clutching a large kaki fruit with its forepaws. The eye pupils are inlays of dark horn
Unsigned. Kyoto, circa 1780
Rolf Schmoll, Hamburg
Compare with the Tomotada in Red Cross, pl. XLVIII no. 36.
Malcolm Fairley Japanese Works of Art, Netsuke from a Private European Collection, Part II, 2008, no. 10