An amusing antique carved ivory Japanese netsuke of a monkey and an octopus fighting
An amusing antique carved ivory Japanese netsuke of a monkey and an octopus fighting
An amusing antique carved ivory Japanese netsuke of a monkey and an octopus fighting
An amusing antique carved ivory Japanese netsuke of a monkey and an octopus fighting
An amusing antique carved ivory Japanese netsuke of a monkey and an octopus fighting

An amusing antique carved ivory Japanese netsuke of a monkey and an octopus fighting

19th century japan

Offered by Kevin Page Oriental Art Ltd

£2,600 gbp
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An amusing antique carved ivory netsuke of an octopus fighting with a monkey, this is a scene from a legend in which the Octopus (doctor to Ryujin dragon god of the sea) prescribes a monkey liver to heal the Dragon God's daughter. The octopus can be seen here in a smart kimono with a doctors hammer as he tries to subdue the monkey.

Please note, we do not export ivory the the USA or China.
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Dimensions
Height 4.00 cm (1.57 inches)
Width 4.00 cm (1.57 inches)
Depth 2.50 cm (0.98 inches)
Stock Code
N35
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Ikkosai
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