Rabbit Casket

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Object Name: 
Covered Container
Rabbit Casket
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a,b) H: 6.1 cm, L: 20.2 cm, W: 19.4 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Almost opaque pale green, eye of colorless, cobalt and pink 25% lead glasses; pâte de verre, sandblasted, eye is adhered with photosensitive "Photobond". Flat, almost circular covered box; lid in form of crouching rabbit in low relief with applied eye of colorless with cobalt and pink murrini; shallow flanged bowl has interior slightly raised circular design of three outlined running rabbits; overall slightly raised fur texture; slightly flattened base; inscribed in relief in script in center of underside of lid: "Kimiy 1990".
Higuchi, Shinichi (Japanese, b. 1947), Source
Kimiy 1990
Engraved center of underside of lid
Kimiake Huguchi
Mikimoto Hall 1991-03-14 through 1991-03-19
Shin-ichi + Kimiake Higuchi: Details Molded from Life (2006) illustrated, p. 9 (bottom); BIB# AI69870
Pate de verre: [Shinichi Higuchi, Kimiake Higuchi] (1991) illustrated, p. 32, top; BIB# 127653