Depicting a seated male monkey,
its body shape in a contorted position, holding one of its feet.
The monkey has a focused expression, looking forward, his eyes with inlaid pupils and the mouth tinted red.
The ivory is lightly stained and the fine hairwork is characteristically worn in some areas.
Natural himotoshi and signature HIDEMASA 秀正 in an oval reserve.
Early 19th century - C.1825
The ivory is worn. Very good condition.
please check pictures for global condition
French private collection, purchased from Piasa in 2006.
Pre-convention ivory specimen.
Complies with CE Regulation 338-97 Art.2.w.mc of 09 December 1996.
Specimen prior to June 1, 1947. Submitted according to the decree of May 4, 2017 to a prior declaration provided for in Article L. 412-1 code environment.
A physical expertise of the piece will be realized by an independent expert confirming that the piece was realized before 1947 and is well of the announced period.
This document will be given to the buyer after purchase, the document price is 50 euro and is included in the delivery costs.
For an exit of the EU, a CITES of re-export will be necessary, this one being at the charge of the future purchaser. The issuance of such a document is not automatic
The signature is deciphered for information only and regarding my study of the piece and my global knowledge.
Buyers are responsable for import regulation and restrictions of their own country
- Ivoire d’éléphant
- Période Edo (1600–1868)
- Région/Pays d’origine
- HIDEMASA 秀正
- Titre de l’œuvre d’art
- Monkey seated
- Très bon état, voir la description
- 3.2×2.5×3.5 cm