Carved human figures depicting a Japanese boy, man and a monkey, ivory, Okawa Muneyoshi, Japan, 1880-1920.
Two human figures carved from ivory. The ornament or okimono depicts a standing male figure wearing a short kimono.The man is carrying a monkey on his back and holding a drum in one hand. To his left is a small boy in a long floral kimono. The boy is reaching up to touch the mans belt. The figures stand on a circular ivory base that is carved to resemble a pathway with scattered pebbles.
Sticker on base with Japanese characters that read Okawa Muneyoshi.