I like to carve elongated netsuke, like cucumber or bamboo etc.
Not for sale, just my own collection.
I carved this long cucumber of boxwood with a wasp in a hollow on one side und a slug sitting under the leave.
Signed HAKO. Carved in 2017
Another cucumber with a centipede crawling over it. Carved of boxwood with ukibori pimples and leaves.
A boxwood cucumber with the map of Japan and a maggot , 18 cm long.
Boxwood cucumber with a lizard crawling over the end.
I changed a pipecase into the form of a tanto.
Made a silver ojime and silver "swordfittings".
Old menuki and kanagu.
I carved this nice long dragon from a piece of antler, there was a curve in the antler, allowing me to carve the head and horn.
Signed with my seal. 2017.
Old tobaccopouch with kiseruzutsu and kiseru.
A kanagu of boxwood, 10,5cm long with
Kappa sitting at a cucumber.
A stockrose blossom.
Made of a whaletooth.
The only netsuke in this material I have .
A 6cm pear , made of the wood of a pear tree.Signed Hako.
A wasp sitting in a squash. Carved in ivory. Signed with my seal.
Little bat sitting in a pear.
Here I made my first wasppear in staghorn.
With ukibori pimples !!!!!!
A rotten boxwood apple.
An early pear, that I carved in the 90s and got back from the collector now.
I carved about fifty pear netsuke till today.
Two boarstusk netsuke.
Oni lies in my favourite position.
My name is Ashinaga and
my pet is an oktopus.