The Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques

Japanese Antique Wooden Plaque with Shokado Monkeys
Email The Zentner Collection at
to inquire about this item

Japanese Antique Wooden Plaque with Shokado Monkeys

browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1147359
The Zentner Collection
View Seller Profile
5757 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

Guest Book
 Price on Request  
Antique Japanese keyaki (elm) wood plaque inlaid with a mixed metal scene of two monkeys, A large monkey dressed in a happi coat sits on a branch of a blossoming peony plant, in one hand he holds a lotus blossom on a long stem at the top of which another tiny monkey hangs on like a flag. Both monkeys are detailed down to their each of their silver hairs and whimsical expressions; the peony plant also is rendered with mottled leaves and golden blossoms; two cartouche signature also in mixed metal: Katsu-Toshi (Sho-ju), the second reads : Shosenshi.

Meiji Period

Total size (including modern frame): 39" high x 24 1/2" wide x 2 1/2" deep.