"Woman Holding a Rabbit, Admiring the Moon". Ukiyo-e woodblock print, by artist Namioka Koko, about 1770, Japan.
Whitechapel (London), 1951, photo by Izis Bidermanas
Brooch in the Form of a Rabbit. Roman (probably Britain or Gaul), 100-300. (via The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Bang! Bang! And he rolled over and was seized and put in a bag by the biggest rabbit, who said, “He is fat, what a fine one. Shall we say curry or smothered in onions?”
From the Tribulations of Tommy Tiptop by M.B., 1887