As we swing into Chinese New Year, we welcome in the year of the Monkey, that mischievous and clever animal that lends its fun-loving traits to those lucky enough to be born under its sign. In celebration, and as Sotheby's prepares for Asia Week, we took a look at the use of this playful motif in Chinese art, from classical painting to snuff bottles.
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