Okimono in marine ivory, carved from a single block. Finely engraved details, depicting three geishas posed as the three monkeys from the proverb 'see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil'.
The phrase is often used to refer to those who turn a blind eye to wrong doing.
In very good condition.
The lot will be carefully packed and shipped within 1 or at most 2 business days from the day of payment. The shipping price includes delivery via UPS, TNT, DHL or SDA courier (depending on destination address) with full insurance and professional packaging.
Original certificate compiled by Luca Mastromauro, an expert in Japanese art, registered with Milan Chamber of Commerce (number: 2617), which will be sent with the lot.
Copy of Certificate of Antiquity compliant with the international CITES rules drawn up by the CE.S.AR Archaeometric Study Centre based in London, Milan and Rome, together with the item. The original is only available on request.
This item cannot be sold to buyers outside the EU.
- Meiji Periode (1868-1912)
- Herkunftsregion/ Herkunftsland
- Titel des Kunstwerks
- Three Geishas - see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil
- Sehr guter Zustand, siehe Beschreibung
- 7×6×5 cm