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Wood Netsuke Of A Macaque

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Netsuke and Related: Pre 1920: Item # 946971

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An amusing, finely carved boxwood netsuke of a macaque grooming its fur, its eyes inlaid with horn and its lower body, tail and paws fully carved on the nether side. With brilliant precision and keen observation, the artist delivers the macaque's concentration during this ordinary act. Netsuke artist Mitsukazu signature on the base. This netsuke is in excellent condition. Height: 1.5" 19th Century, Japan