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Boxwood Okimono - Hokyudo Itsumin - Edo Period
A remarkable stained boxwood okimono of a macaque family. The female holds a persimmon, still on its branch, away from her youngsters’ reach. This sculpture, by a noted Edo period carver, uses multiple carving techniques and realistic doubly-inlaid eyes. Hokyudo Itsumin. Height, 3.75". Edo Period.