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.