Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Japan
  • netsuke, 1700s
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ivory
  • Gift of James F. Ranson
  • Not on display
  • 1989.0131

Netsuke, monkey crouching by large peach. The monkey’s brow and nose are slightly worn. Part of the peach was once subjected to extreme heat and has formed a crackled patina.