Possibly Gifu, circa 1880
The dark stained wood netsuke in the form of a seated monkey biting a Kaki fruit, the eyes double inlaid, with natural himotoshi.
- Ex. collection W.W. Winkworth
- Sale Beaussant, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 16 April, 1999, purchased by the present owner
- Private collection, France (consigned to Max Rutherston ltd.)