A bronze cylindrical vase
By Oshima Joun (1858-1940), Meiji Period
Decorated in relief with three gibbons dangling from the rim of the vase, clinging to each other as the adult monkey reaches down to touch the reflected image of the moon on the water, signed Joun saku; with tomobako titled and signed by the artist Ichijoken, Joun saku with seal. 28.5cm (11¼in) high. (2).