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Japanese Carved Ivory Okimono of a Man and a Monkey

Auction:
2481
Lot:
421
Sold for:
$948$800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Japanese Carved Ivory Okimono of a Man and a Monkey, early 20th century, signed Shogyoku, the startling man trying in vain to pull the robe-clad monkey off the top of his head, ht. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

Minor yellowing to back of figure and back of base; else very good to excellent.

Keywords

Japanese crafts, Okimono

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