Nippon Chocolate Pot Set, Torii Mark, 1890-1921
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Nippon Chocolate Pot Set, Torii Mark, 1890-1921:
NIPPON CHOCOLATE POT SET, TORII MARK, 1890-1921 Description
You are offerding on chocolate pot set consisting of one chocolate pot and six cups and saucers. Each piece ishandpainted with a landscape scene and of ladies in a boat on their way to a lakeside village with cobalt trimand white enamel painted cherry blossom trees. Piecesare signed Hand PaintedMade In Japan with the Torii symbolthat was used between 1890 and 1921 for export pieces only.There is also an old sticker on the bottom of two pieces that indicate a pattern number of 4099 (the rest is faded).
There is only a small nick to the edge of one saucer (clear glaze over the nick, so it was done during manufacture) and no other damage. There is the expected wear tothe gold detailsfrom stacking, age and use.
pot 9 3/4" high x 5" diameter footprint
saucers 5" diameter
cups 3" high x 2 1/2" diameter