Arakawa Hirokazu, ed., Utage to tabi no utsuwa: Bentobako (Bento boxes: Utensils for party and travel) (Tokyo: Shikosha, 1990), pl. 46.
Bentobako (Bento boxes), exh. cat. (Machida: Machida City Museum, 1985) no. 47.
The lacquer technique shunkei-nuri takes its name from a 14th-century lacquer artist known as Shunkei who worked in Osaka. Pieces done in this technique are first stained with red or yellow and then covered with a translucent lacquer coating.