Narita Airport shop
根付 白茄子Netsuke white eggplant
Made of tsuge.
White ingredients, including white eggplant, have been treated as good fortunes for a long time.
It is known as a foodstuff that brings coolness to the body, as it is seasonal from summer to early autumn.
Okaichi's netsuke is a size that is preferred by modern people, and the motif of the work is also very popular.
He started to make netsuke by self-study. Lives in Kyoto.