The lines of the buckets form the numbers for the short months.
Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 1765 (Meiwa 2)
Waterhouse cat. #699; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 663
19.3 x 19.1 cm (7 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper