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Gift of Frederick Stearns
Signed, carved, concave edge: [two characters representing maker's name]
Inscribed, carved, side, Japanese poem: [translated: That in the course of events there will be peace and there will be war.]
Frederick Stearns [1831-1907];
1890-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Japanese, Club, no date, cherry wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 90.1S2191.
Tlingit, Native American