For other similarly carved polychrome lacquer wares of 16th century date see, Karamono, Selections from the Tokugawa Art Museum, No. 2, Nagoya, Japan, 1997, pp. 28-9, nos. 33-7 and pp. 48-53, nos. 75-91. All of these are carved with similar flowers and leaves and nos. 33-6 also incorporate long-tailed birds. Some of the pieces are boxes and covers, but boxes of a different type.