Monkey Figure

c. 1850–1900
(Danish, 1872–1962)
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(Danish, est. 1853)
Overall: 20 x 46.6 x 21 cm (7 7/8 x 18 3/8 x 8 1/4 in.)
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This ceramic figure usually stands alone, without a silver mounting.

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This figure featuring three monkeys was designed by the Danish ceramicist Ingeborg Plockross-Iminger. The figure is displayed with a French silver mount that references Japonisme and Art Nouveau styles that were popular at the end of the 1800s and experienced a resurgence in the 1920s because of increased importation of Japanese goods to the West.
Monkey Figure

Monkey Figure

c. 1850–1900

Ingeborg Plockross-Iminger, Bing & Grøndahl

(Danish, 1872–1962), (Danish, est. 1853)
Sweden, 19th century

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