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Jigaku – Wasp nest
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Period :
19th century
Provenance :
Japan
Medium :
Boxwood
Dimensions :
l. 3.94 inch X H. 3.94 inch X P. 3.15 inch
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Jigaku – Wasp nest

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

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Asian Works of Art