Artist Japanese
Title
  • Suzuribako
Date late 19th Century
Medium Lacquered wood with red lacquer, gold powder, and silver
Dimensions Overall: 2 1/8 × 9 7/8 × 10 3/4 inches (5.4 × 25.1 × 27.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel
Accession Number 69.508
Department Asian Art
Not On View
Inscriptions There are three concealed words: karasu, or crow;koe, or voice; and the verb suru, or do.
University Liggett School, Grosse Pointe Woods, Mi, UNIVERSITY LIGGETT ANTIQUES SHOW, June 13-16, 1979, pp 13, 80-81, 99.

"FAMILY ART GAME", DIA Advertising Supplement, DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 26, 1981, p 30 (ill).