Screen – Elephant ivory – Schermo da tavolo – Japan – Meiji period (1868-1912)

Large and refined rectangular table screen supported by two seated monkeys.
The eyes of the monkeys holding the panel are made of horn and are particularly expressive
In the rectangular panel a group of 3 monkeys capturing a grasshopper is depicted on one side e
on the other, 2 sculptors sculpting a large mask.
Signed Komei and Ishikawa

It is in excellent general condition with minimal veins and wear compatible with the time. Minimal restoration on a toe of a monkey that does not affect its general integrity

a Japanese object from the Meiji era
It was produced before 1947

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