Japanese Meiji Period Three Wise Monkeys Box

GBP 2,450.00

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Object Description

The Silver box of rectangular form with rounded corners features the Three Wise Monkeys to the front, see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil. The monkeys cast beautifully with naturalistic features wearing humorous enamelled haori (羽織). The box is covered with katakiribori (engraving with an angled chisel emulating brushstrokes) of persimmon plants. Signed to one side Komyo 光明 who worked for Uyeda, the box dates to the later half of the Meiji Period (1868-1912) Circa 1910.

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