Ivory monkey and octopus, by Shoko, 19th century
Lot 3139Y
An ivory netsuke of a monkey and octopus
By Shoko, early 20th century
US$ 1,500 - 2,500
£890 - 1,500
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An ivory netsuke of a monkey and octopus
By Shoko, early 20th century
The monkey with a shocked expression precipitated by a long tentacle issuing from beneath an up-turned basket, the underside revealing a large octopus with bulging eyes inlaid in translucent horn, signed Shoko
2in (5cm) long
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  1. Jeff Olson
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