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MFA Images: Monkeys

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  • Gibbon

    first half of the 18th century

    Kano Eisen'in Michinobu, Japanese, 1730–1790 Japanese

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    Image: 113.5 x 45.9 cm (44 11/16 x 18 1/16 in.)

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    Hanging scroll; ink on silk

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    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.6815

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  • Monkey and Cherry

    beginning of 20th century

    Artist Ohara Koson, Japanese, 1878–1945 Japanese

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    Image: 40.5 x 16.7 cm (15 15/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

    Medium

    Tanzaku; ink and light color on silk

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    Paintings

    Accession Number

    51.1409

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  • Monkeys Reaching for the Moon

    beginning of 20th century

    Artist Ohara Koson, Japanese, 1878–1945 Japanese

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    Image: 40.5 x 16.7 cm (15 15/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

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    Tanzaku; ink and light color on silk

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    Paintings

    Accession Number

    51.1410

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  • Monkey

    19th century

    Artist Unknown, Japanese

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    Image: 36.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/8 x 10 in.)

    Medium

    Matted painting; ink and color on paper

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    06.321

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  • Monkeys in Trees

    17th–18th century

    Formerly attributed to Sesshû Tôyô, Japanese, 1420–1506...

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    160.6 x 353.2 cm (63 1/4 x 139 1/16 in.)

    Medium

    One from a pair of six-panel folding screens; ink on paper

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    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.4141

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  • Monkey

    early 19th century

    Watanabe Nangaku, Japanese, 1767–1813 Japanese

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    Image: 113.3 x 27.9 cm (44 5/8 x 11 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink on paper

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.4748

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  • Monkeys with a Bee

    Mori Sosen, Japanese, 1747–1821

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    Image: 48.3 x 72 cm (19 x 28 3/8 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink and light color on paper

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    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.4768

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  • Monkey

    late 19th century

    Kawanabe Kyôsai (Gyôsai), Japanese, 1831–1889

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    Image: 89.3 x 30.1 cm (35 3/16 x 11 7/8 in.) Overall: 157 x 51.6 cm (61 13/16 x 20 5/16 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink and light color on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.7512

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  • Monkeys on a Pine Tree

    19th century

    Oda Kaisen, Japanese, 1785–1862 Japanese

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    Image: 144.3 x 69.8 cm (56 13/16 x 27 1/2 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.8406

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  • White Monkeys

    19th century

    Formerly attributed to Maruyama Ôkyo, Japanese, 1733–1795

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    Image: 83 x 44.7 cm (32 11/16 x 17 5/8 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink and light color on paper

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.8496

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  • Monkeys

    19th century

    Asai Seishû, Japanese, dates unknown Japanese

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    Image: 96 x 36.5 cm (37 13/16 x 14 3/8 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.8560

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  • Monkey In Cherry Tree

    Murakami Shôdô, Japanese, 1776–1841 Japanese

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    Image: 130.2 x 49.3 cm (51 1/4 x 19 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.8571

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  • Monkeys on a Tree

    19th century

    Mori Sosen, Japanese, 1747–1821

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    Image: 104.5 x 39.4 cm (41 1/8 x 15 1/2 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.8586

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  • Monkeys

    1800

    Mori Sosen, Japanese, 1747–1821

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    Image: 88 x 34 cm (34 5/8 x 13 3/8 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.8587

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  • Monkeys

    19th century

    Mori Sosen, Japanese, 1747–1821

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    Image: 138.4 x 51.7 cm (54 1/2 x 20 3/8 in.)(No.1,6) Image: 138.4 x 58.2 cm (54 1/2 x 22 15/16 in.)(No.2,3,4,5)

    Medium

    One of a pair of six-panel folding screens; ink and light color on paper

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.8590

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  • Monkeys

    19th century

    Attributed to Mori Sosen, Japanese, 1747–1821

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    Image: 138.4 x 51.7 cm (54 1/2 x 20 3/8 in.)(No.1,6) Image: 138.4 x 58.2 cm (54 1/2 x 22 15/16 in.)(No.2,3,4,5)

    Medium

    One of a pair of six-panel folding screens; ink and color on paper

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.8591

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  • Monkey

    end of 19th–early 20th century

    Banshu

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    Dimensions

    Image: 127.4 x 55.6 cm (50 3/16 x 21 7/8 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    11.34896

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  • Monkeys Climbing Rocks

    19th century

    Shinagawa Yûsen, Japanese, dates unknown Japanese

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    Image: 131.4 x 55.2 cm (51 3/4 x 21 3/4 in.)

    Medium

    Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    21.136

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  • Gibbon and Crab

    Artist Unknown, Japanese

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    Dimensions

    Vertical ôban; 35.7 x 23 cm (14 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

    Medium

    Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

    Classification

    Prints

    Accession Number

    21.6840

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    Asia , Prints and Drawings

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  • Monkeys

    Mori Ippô, Japanese, 1798–1871 Japanese

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    Image: 40.9 x 177.2 cm (16 1/8 x 69 3/4 in.)

    Medium

    Handscroll; ink and color on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    37.472

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  • New Year's Card: Monkey

    1932

    Takahashi Haruka, Japanese, dates unknown Japanese

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    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1223

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  • New Year's Card: Monkey

    1932

    Takahashi Haruka, Japanese, dates unknown Japanese

    Description
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    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1224

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  • New Year's Card: The Monkey's Rugby (from an...

    1932

    Artist Unidentified, Japanese

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    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1448

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  • New Year's Card: The Monkey's Tennis (from an...

    1932

    Artist Unidentified, Japanese

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    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1449

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  • New Year's Card: The Monkey Celebrating with Ozoni (from an...

    1932

    Artist Unidentified, Japanese

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    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1450

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  • New Year's Card: The Monkey in Morning Suit (from an...

    1932

    Artist Unidentified, Japanese

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    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1451

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  • New Year's Card: The Monkey's Baseball (from an...

    1932

    Artist Unidentified, Japanese

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    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on coated card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1452

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  • New Year's Card: Three Monkeys with Spade Shape Motifs

    1932

    Takahashi Haruka, Japanese, dates unknown Japanese

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    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1225

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    Asia , Prints and Drawings

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  • New Year's Card: Monkey in the Guise of a Shinto Priest

    1932

    Takahashi Haruka, Japanese, dates unknown Japanese

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    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1226

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  • New Year's Card: Monkey Receiving New Year's Cards

    1932

    Artist Unknown, Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink on card stcok

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.2272

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    Asia , Prints and Drawings

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  • New Year's Card: Monkey

    1932

    Takahashi Haruka, Japanese, dates unknown Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic on card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.2273

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    Asia , Prints and Drawings

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  • New Year's Card: Monkey

    1932

    Takahashi Haruka, Japanese, dates unknown Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1227

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  • New Year's Card: Monkey on an Orange Background

    1932

    Takahashi Haruka, Japanese, dates unknown Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1228

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    Asia , Prints and Drawings

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  • Envelope for the series New Year's Cards: Monkey's Sports

    1932

    Artist Unknown, Japanese

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    Overall: 14.8 x 9.9 cm (5 13/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink on paper

    Classification

    Postcards , Envelopes

    Accession Number

    2002.20973

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    Asia , Prints and Drawings

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  • New Year's Card: Three Monkeys: See no Evil, Hear no Evil,...

    1932

    Takahashi Haruka, Japanese, dates unknown Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1229

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    Asia , Prints and Drawings

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  • New Year's Card: Monkey Holding a Branch

    cancelled 1920

    Artist Unknown, Japanese

    Description
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    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.2991

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    Asia , Prints and Drawings

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  • Monkey Catching an Insect

    Artist Unidentified, Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.3058

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    Asia , Prints and Drawings

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  • New Year's Card: Monkey and Crab

    1932

    Takahashi Haruka, Japanese, dates unknown Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1230

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    Asia , Prints and Drawings

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  • New Year's Card: Blue Monkey

    1932

    Takahashi Haruka, Japanese, dates unknown Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1231

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    Asia , Prints and Drawings

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  • Monkey eating persimmon

    late 18th–early 19th century

    Tomokazu, Japanese Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    4.0 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm (1 9/16 x 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

    Medium

    Stained boxwood, eyes inlaid in horn

    Classification

    Netsuke

    Accession Number

    11.23595

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    Asia

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  • New Year's Card: Monkey as Daikokuten

    1932

    Uzaki Sumikazu, Japanese, 1889–1954 Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    Overall: 8.8 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink and metallic pigment on card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1355

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    Asia , Prints and Drawings

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  • Monkey Clasping Turtle

    late 18th–early 19th century

    Artist Tomokazu, Japanese Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    4.0 x 4.0 x 3.5 cm (1 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

    Medium

    Stained boxwood, eyes inlaid in horn

    Classification

    Netsuke

    Accession Number

    11.23596

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  • Crouching monkey

    late 18th–early 19th century

    Artist Tomokazu, Japanese Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    3.0 x 3.0 x 3.0 cm (1 3/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

    Medium

    Stained boxwood, eyes inlaid in horn

    Classification

    Netsuke

    Accession Number

    47.552

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    Asia

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  • New Year's Card: The Monkey's Playing Ball (Osaru no...

    1932

    Artist Unidentified, Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink, color, and metallic pigments on paper

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1453

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    Asia , Prints and Drawings

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  • New Year's Card: The Monkey's Shuttlecock (Osaru no...

    1932

    Artist Unidentified, Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink, color, and metallic pigments on paper

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1454

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    Asia , Prints and Drawings

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  • Monkey

    Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I, Japanese, 1769–1825

    Description
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    Dimensions

    Vertical ôban; 37.1 x 24.9 cm (14 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

    Medium

    Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

    Classification

    Prints

    Accession Number

    21.6836

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  • Pair of menuki each in the form of monkeys with fruit

    mid to late 19th century

    Masatake, Japanese Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    Overall: 3.1 x 0.5 cm (1 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

    Medium

    Main material: gold; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori

    Classification

    Arms and armor

    Accession Number

    21.724a

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    Asia

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  • New Year's Card: The Monkey Pounding Rice (Osaru no...

    1932

    Artist Unidentified, Japanese

    Description
    Details

    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink, and metallic pigments on card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2002.1455

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  • Oil flask (alabastron) in the form of a sitting ape

    1st to 2nd century A.D.

    Description

    The mold-made vase in the form of a sitting ape was originally covered with red slip. The ape wears a cord around his neck from which hang two medallions and an amulet. There are two pierced holes for suspension in the rim on top of his head.

    Details

    Dimensions

    10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

    Medium

    Ceramic

    Classification

    Vessels

    Accession Number

    86.442

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  • Monkey from the album Birds and Flowers

    first half of the 19th century

    Artist Unknown, Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    Image: 18 x 16.1 cm (7 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

    Medium

    18-fold album; ink and color on silk

    Classification

    Paintings

    Accession Number

    01.8477.15

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  • Monkeys and Sunset over Ocean

    Maruyama Banka, Japanese, 1867–1942 Japanese

    Description
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    Dimensions

    Overall: 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

    Medium

    Color lithograph; ink on card stock

    Classification

    Postcards

    Accession Number

    2007.694

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