Project Description

Shitan Wood Netsuke of a Monkey Okatomo

Dressed in a jacket and turning a grindstone. The eyes are of bone with dark horn pupils

Signed beneath.  Kyoto, circa 1830

Length: 3.6 cm


Offered for sale, Drouot, 15th May 1991, lot 118

Private French collection


Fuld lists only 5 wood monkey netsuke by Okatomo, and 60 wood netsuke by him in all


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