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Posted 4 years ago


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tea/hot chocolate set passed down by grandmother, no idea of when/where she got it. marked "hand painted" Nippon, interested in value, history. I have loved it since I first saw it in 1967 bright colors and thin, light feel. thanks for any insight

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  1. Aimathena Aimathena, 4 years ago
    Love the yellow, so cheerful.
  2. aghcollect aghcollect, 4 years ago
    The mark is the same as on Aimathenas - it is a Noritake mark circa 1911-1921
  3. maryh1956 maryh1956, 4 years ago
    The Noritake Collector’s Guild of Australia gives free access to their porcelain history and marks. I believe that you can also contact the about valuations or help with a pattern identification. Here’s a link:
  4. sfgrand1, 4 years ago
    thanks for leads, yes the color is so bright it looks great on my shelf
  5. sfgrand1, 4 years ago
    Thanks idcloisonne, I have been looking and have seen nothing like this one. Any idea of the value? I have 6 cups/saucers and the pot.
  6. Braider, 3 years ago
    Definitely Nippon. If you can find a copy of Joan Van Patten's book "ABC's of Collecting Nippon" you'll find yellow pieces, "xanthic" on page 305. The illustration is also a chocolate pot with cups and saucers. Chocolate pots tend to be taller than tea pots. Not sure why though.
  7. sfgrand1, 3 years ago
    Thanks I'll look it up. Just getting into this so thankful for any insight. Have always just picked up what I liked but now looking to "collect" lol

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