A wood netsuke of the Three Wise Monkeys

A wood netsuke of the Three Wise Monkeys - image-1
A wood netsuke of the Three Wise Monkeys - image-1

A wood netsuke of the Three Wise Monkeys

Seated back to back in a circle and covering their eyes, mouths and ears with their paws. The eyes of light horn. Inscribed Mitsukazu in an oval reserved from the engraved fur.
Height 3.5 cm

The subject of the sanpiki saru, the monkeys embodying the principle of "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil" originated in the decoration of the horse stable of Nikkô.

Provenienz

Kolodotschko Collection

Lot 316 Dα

Schätzpreis:
400 € - 500 €

Ergebnis:
620 €