Asian Art

Standing Sarumawashi (Monkey-Trainer) with Monkey on Shoulder

Netsuke, Ivory

H: 2 1/2 in. W: 1 in. D: 13/16 in.
Bequest of Herman M. Levy, B.A. 1927, LL.B. 1929, and Hilda P. Levy
1994.64.32
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Sotheby's cat. April 19, 1980, figs. 192, 200, 212
P. Hardie, Netsuke and Related Carvings from Japan, p. 33, fig. ""unnumbered.

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