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 pearwood cucumber with the map of Japan and a maggot as Tokyo.
Boxwood cucumber with a lizard crawling over the end.
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.
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.
An early pear, that I carved in the 90s and got back from the collector now.
I got this piece of wood from W.C.Müller, who made simple but powerful netsuke from such materials. It is nearly
white on the revers. I added a menuki and three silver ants. It is a nice scepter. Two toned wood, I love that.