Japanese bronze monkey and turtle

Dark brown patina bronze sculpture of a monkey with shakudo eyes. Sitting, he is contemplating or examining attentively a small turtle placed on his right hand, held with care. Signed below Shûzan (秀山).

Japan - Late Meiji Era (1868-1912), early 20th century

Dimensions Length x Width x Height
8.3 × 7.1 × 8.3 in
XIXth century

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