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Museum quality Mammoth ivory Netsuke of – – Wise Monkeys Temple .
Amazing art creation on the tiny Mammoth Ivory Tusk scrap. The Wise monkeys are keeping on the Temple . Inside the Temple there are big deity sculpture.
There are seven wise monleys, Usually there are only for wise monkeys & sometimes four wise monkeys. Monkeys are Mizaru, covering his eyes, who sees no evil; Kikazaru, covering his ears, who hears no evil; Iwazaru, covering his mouth, who speaks no evil. and Shizaru, symbolizes the principle of “do no evil”. He may be shown covering his abdomen or genital area, or crossing his arms.
There are various meanings ascribed to the monkeys and the proverb including associations with being of good mind, speech and action. In the western world the phrase is often used to refer to those who deal with impropriety by looking the other way, refusing to acknowledge it, or feigning ignorance.

Just imagine that this scene is carved on piece that smaller than a lighter.
It is a general belief in many eastern cultures that an elephant with the trunk pointed up “stores” luck.
Perfect carving on Top Grade Mammoth Ivory Tusk. The Master Carver really excels himself while carving this amazing Netsuke. When we observing this High quality Netsuke – we can notice – that every detail was carved with a lot of attention – even the expression of the Japanese Man & even the demon musk have her own expression. Even the Sake is well carved
This Netsuke is a proud member in our MASTER Pieces Netsukes collection.
This remarkable Netsuke was hand carved by Top Skilled Master Carver, you can see his signature at the older brother left rare foot, While the two holes drilled into his stomach. Look at the video on this page in order to see this inspiring Netsuke all around.

This outstanding Netsuke made of 100% genuine Mammoth ivory Tusk & made out from the best grade of mammoth ivory tusk.
Mammoth ivory Netsukes is absolutely legal worldwide.

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