Monkey Magic: A beguiling Meiji-era Bronze clock depicting a troop of Macaques

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Our featured work of art for the month of May is this enchanting, late 19th Century Japanese, Bronze clock depicting a troop of Monkeys clambering over a fruit-laden persimmon tree.

In this article we will look at the symbolism and hidden meaning found in this magical Meiji-era (1868-1912) work of art.

 

More to follow…

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