An ivory netsuke of an eagle attacking a monkey
Lot 3112Y
An ivory netsuke of an eagle attacking a monkey Edo period (18th century)
US$ 2,000 - 3,000
£1,200 - 1,800
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An ivory netsuke of an eagle attacking a monkey
Edo period (18th century)
Carved as a large eagle attacking a struggling monkey, the ape pulling on the bird's wing in his efforts to free himself, the details stained dark
1 1/2in (3.7cm) high

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  • Provenance: Previously sold Christie's, New York, 12 September, 1995, lot 57.
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