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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 308

    A JAPANESE MONKEY GROUP

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A JAPANESE MONKEY GROUP
    19TH CENTURY
    Naturalistically modelled as a seated mother monkey holding one of her young on her lap, their faces detailed in washes of iron-red, their fur picked out in gold
    6 5/8 in. (16.7 cm.) wide, overall


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    A very similar group in the Peabody Essex Museum, Massachusetts, is illustrated by T.R. Sargent, The Copeland Collection, Salem, 1991, p. 261. For other examples see anon. sale, Christie's, London, 19 June 2001, lot 405 and Christie's, New York, 26 January 2006, lot 164.