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Netsuke of " Songoku / Sun Wukong" the monkey king in Buddhas hand - Japan - ca. 1930

Lot reference 12915123

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$ 175 Bidder 7726
17-08-2017 15:11:03
$ 164 Bidder 8754
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$ 164 Bidder 7726
17-08-2017 15:10:18
$ 152 Bidder 8754
17-08-2017 13:25:44
$ 140 Bidder 5365
17-08-2017 13:25:43
$ 129 Bidder 5365
15-08-2017 18:49:16

In very good condition

A finely carved netsuke, measuring 44 x 29 x 22mm, depicting the monkey demigod Sun Wukong in a hand. According to Chinese folklore the monkey king Sun Wukong reaped havoc in the heavenly kingdom, in reaction to this the Jade Emperor and the authorities of Heaven appeal to Buddha. Upon his arrival, Buddha wagers Sun Wukong that he can't escape his hand, the monkey king accepts the bet and leaps nimbly and flies to the end of the world where he encounters five pillars, as he can not see anything else he believes he reached the ends of Heaven. In order to mark his territory he urinates upon the pillars, after doing so he leaps back into the Buddhas hand and is surprised to find out that the pillars were in fact Buddha's fingers. At this point Buddha turns his hand into a mountain and before Sun Wukong can escape Buddha seals him within his prison using a paper talisman bearing the mantra Om Mani Padme Hum. The monkey demigod remains imprisoned for 500 years.

Appraisal by a certified appraiser confirming the age in compliance with CITES regulations, photo of the document attached.

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Condition: Excellent.

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Reviews given: 72
Member since: January 6, 2016
  • Nicely packed, as advertised, and lovely.

    Tomppaseni August 15, 2017

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    For this seller Igor, i only can say: many thanks for the good dialogue between seller and buyer, perfect packing of the parcel, delivery! I entirely recommend this seller ! best wishes.

    jorgepalma August 1, 2017

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    Prettige regeling kunnen treffen mbt het afhalen van 3 fraaie antieke Japanse porseleinen schotels conform beschrijving

    Heleen-Nijmegen July 25, 2017

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    Everything OK. Thanks

    Hebbert July 11, 2017

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    Excellent item, well wrapped. Many thanks.

    briansgubbins July 7, 2017

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Belgium $ 21.12
Canada $ 45.76
Switzerland $ 28.16
Germany $ 21.12
Denmark $ 21.12
Spain $ 21.12
France $ 21.12
United Kingdom $ 21.12
Ireland $ 21.12
Italy $ 21.12
Luxembourg $ 21.12
Netherlands $ 11.73
Norway $ 28.16
Poland $ 28.16
Portugal $ 21.12
Sweden $ 21.12
United States $ 45.76
Rest of Europe $ 28.16
Rest of the World $ 45.76

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