Japanese Ceramic Three Wise Monkeys Coin Bank Vtg Sanzaru Chokin Bako BD954
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Vintage Ceramic Three Wise Monkeys Coin Bank
This is a vintage Japanese ceramic coin bank, or chokin bako, in the shape of the Three Wise Monkeys (sanzaru). The three monkeys represent the proverb "see no evil, speak no evil, hear no evil". The monkeys sit on the roof of a house and a slot for coins is at the back behind the center monkey. There is no seal on the bottom.
Item weight: 297 grams
Packed weight: 697 grams
Approx. 5 cm long x 16 cm wide x 16 cm tall
Good condition considering age. Scratches. Adhesive residue where label or sticker once was. Rub marks on protruding edges. Wear and tear due to age. Please see the photos.
This item was purchased at the famous Osu Antique Market in Nagoya, Japan
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