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Asian Creamer and Sugar Bowl, IE&C Co., Hand painted, Japan, 2" tall

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Posted 6 years ago


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I bought these at a Seattle garage sale for two bucks, I think. I love that they are so little and beautifully painted, gilded and embellished. The mark on the bottom says," japan, IE&C Co., Japan", "Hand Painted" is also written on the Sugar Bowl, but it may have faded on the other. Does anyone have a clue?? Thank you again for your help, Mich

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  1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
    Check out here and I think you will find it:

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  2. michelleamieux michelleamieux, 6 years ago
    Hi Vet, as I guess you realize, I read your other comment before this one, and yes, I did find it, under"Hand Painted/Japan, Sundry" #688 They say IE&C Co. But also write "mark unknown", early to mid century. I am sure it is the I E Co., well that is my fact free opinion. I must tend to the darn real world affairs right now, talk to you all tomorrow, Mich
  3. michelleamieux michelleamieux, 5 years ago
    It is definitely the IE&C Co.!! Thank you for the love, Mich
  4. michelleamieux michelleamieux, 5 years ago
    Thank you for the love, everybody. These little squat tea accessories are so charming, Thank you, Mich
  5. ItalianGlassDecor ItalianGlassDecor, 5 years ago
    The mark you refer to here "ICE & E Co" was used by an independent English company in the late 19th and early 20th century who used to travel to Japan and source only the finest hand painted wares from top Japanese kilns. They then exported them from Japan to England for the English market who couldn't get enough of Japanese Nippon ceramics. In order to keep the look and feel of Nippon wares, they used their own company name - IC & E within a green wreath, exactly the same as Nippon wares. The items they had produced are actually quite rare and a good area to begin collecting.

  6. michelleamieux michelleamieux, 5 years ago
    Dean, that is very intresting. Thank you very much for the info, Michelle
  7. jrfm410, 5 years ago
    2 bucks?!!!! u are a very lucky lady :) i love them and thank you for sharing.

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