Period: Edo period (1615 - 1868)
Light gray clay, darkened on surface by use. Potter’s mark “Shun’u,” without frame, impressed on base to right. Clear ash glaze under copper-green (rusu) glaze streaked with bluish white, forming thick welt just above base. Clear glaze on inside. Relief figure of tiny frog climbing over rim. With ivory lid.
Light gray clay, brown on surface, stained in areas around cracks. White slip; double coating of slip in bottom only. Underglaze painted in decoration in faint blue-gray cobalt: two horizontal lines at midpoint of body, single lines below rim and just above base, single ring in bottom; three floral sprays and three geometric designs paired, …
Buff clay. Hand formed, heavy. Vertical faceting on one side of wall; incised undulating horizontal line on opposite side of wall; incised spiral in bottom; incised ring on base. Chocolate brown iron glaze, glossy on side exposed to highest temperature during firing (over facts), matte on opposite side. Foot unglazed.
A courtesan and her attendant under a cherry tree. Color. Poem. Signature and seal. Paper kakemono.
A Girl at the end of a small boatlanding with a maid-servant who lights the way. Full color. Signature and cipher. Silk panel.
Landscape: a yujo sitting on a bench. Full color, lacquer black, ink and slight gold. Signature and seal. Silk panel.