Bamboo Monkeys

Bamboo cane incised and carved at the top with a female monkey holding her baby in her arms; the shaft is decorated with monkeys in a landscape.

Japanese workmanship (made for export), ca. 1900. Bibliography: catalogue for La canne et ses mystères exhibit, Carouge Museum, Geneva, March 18-May 31, 1998, p. 101, cat. no. 49. (Old restoration on the top part of the cane.)

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