A large boxwood wasp nest with numerous hexagonal cells that contain the larvae, some protrude from the holes, hanging from a persimmon branch.
Extraordinary and rare example surrounded by the wasp with horn eyes that control the brood.
Engraved Jigaku signature on mother of pearl.
Meiji period 19th century
Sizes: 10 x 10 x 8 cm.
Condition report: Good condition
3 500 €
12 000 €