Lot 39: A wood netsuke of two monkeys.
December 7, 2012
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: After Kaigyokusai Masatsugu, Osaka, Mid 19th century. Depicting see/hear/speak no evil, with good hair work taking on a leathery appearance from the almost black staining over reddish wood giving a Nagoya look. Signed on the right side, Kaigyokusai. 1 1/4in (3.2cm). Provenance: Ex Scott Meredith collection.