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Seal-type netsuke in the form of a monkey holding down a crab which is nipping his ear

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 3.1 x 2.9 cm (1 1/16 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

18.248b

Medium or Technique

Carved and stained ivory

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro