Morita Soko

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One of the most able carvers of his time.  Apart from precisely and beautifully carved netsuke, he produced larger works of art, notably the huge wood banana leaf with tiny frog, sold by Sotheby's London, 15th November 2000, lot 493

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MORITA SOKO (1879-1942)
A Japanese polychrome wood obidome in the form of a corn cob
Delicately carved from boxwood and lightly coloured. It is fitted with a silver or shakudo mount to which has been fitted a loose ring for attachm...
Max Rutherston Ltd