11cm long, 100grams .

Two toned ebony, inlaid eyes.


A sumo netsuke .











A staghorn bat.

Below a  shoki  and oni  group  of  wood  with pigments.

I always loved the coiled rats.

So I tried to carve one for me.

What I learned is , how  difficult

it is to do so and how wonderful the

design is.


15cm cucumber of boxwood.

Typical model.

I did not copy an old piece, took the form of

the dcoration only and added a snail.



And a little Tiger Ojime of boxwood.

Oni boarstusk.


A Bambuku Chagama of Ebony.

A pot on fire , a tanuki coming out with red eyes.