Vintage Japanese Bankoware Three Monkeys Speak Hear See No Evil  Occupied JapanVintage Japanese Bankoware Three Monkeys Speak Hear See No Evil  Occupied JapanVintage Japanese Bankoware Three Monkeys Speak Hear See No Evil  Occupied JapanVintage Japanese Bankoware Three Monkeys Speak Hear See No Evil  Occupied JapanVintage Japanese Bankoware Three Monkeys Speak Hear See No Evil  Occupied Japan

This is a vintage figurine of the three monkeys Speak no evil, Hear no evil, See no evil in excellent condition with age appropriate wear. The monkeys are hand painted and have wonderful expressions on their faces. This piece was made in Occupied Japan. These three monkeys symbolize the idea to "hear no evil, speak no evil, and see no evil" and is regarded as a Japanese Golden Rule. The three monkeys are: Mizaru, covering his eyes, who sees no evil, Kikazaru, covering his ears, who hears no evil, and Iwazaru, covering his mouth, who speaks no evil. Height-2" 3" x 1 3/4"

ITEM ID
D2205
ITEM TYPE
Vintage
TYPE
Occupied Japan, Pottery
PURPOSE
Banks, Figurines
ORIGIN
Asia • Asian, Japan • Japanese

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Vintage Japanese Bankoware Three Monkeys Speak Hear See No Evil Occupied Japan

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