Catalogue N:199
Title:18th century Rare wood Sashi netsuke of Octopus and Monkey
Description:Early tall and large Shunga( head of the octopus is phalus shape) sashi netsuke of octopus clutching a monkey. Perhaps the Octopus defeated the monkey and figured out how to get the liver for Ryujin.Great Patina, wear, eyes inlaid in black horn
School:Possibly Pre-Minko
Time:18th century
Measures:16.5cm tall by 3.5cm wide
Miscellaneous: Himotoshi formed by tentacle raised to the head of the octopus
Price: $ 6900


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