Mammoth Ivory- Four Wise Monkeys
Fascinating mammoth ivory carving of Four Wise Monkeys sitting on teak wood.
Notice the fine details of this Figures the fur of the monkeys is made in such precision which gives it a realistic aspect.
The four wise monkeys are a pictorial maxim. Together they embody the proverbial principle to "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil and do no evil"
The Four monkeys are:
Mizaru: covering his eyes "who sees no evil"
Mikazaru: covering his ears "who hears no evil"
Mazaru: covering his mouth "who speaks no evil"
Shizaru: covering his crotch "who does no evil"
This piece is made out of two sets, on each set there are two monkeys.
It is sold as a complete set of the four wise monkeys.
This high quality statue is signed by the artist and laid on a teak wood.
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