Subject:Re: What can you tell me about this piece, I am very new to collecting.
Posted By: Bill H Sun, Apr 09, 2017
This is a Japanese chocolate pot in a palette that suggests origins in the Kutani area. The first character of the mark, which variously is shown upside down and on its side, possibly reads down as "Made by Oda" (Oda Sei - 織田製), but this reading needs to be verified.
Here are some links to auction and/or asking prices for similar pots with different marks: