From 9/20 through 9/23, visitors may only enter through the John R entrance. All other entrances, plus the museum grounds, Kirby St and Farnsworth St will be closed during this time for Concours d'Elegance.

Club, no date

  • Japanese

Cherry wood

  • Overall: 14 3/4 × 2 7/8 × 3/4 inches (37.5 × 7.3 × 1.9 cm)

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.