This is a really pretty colorful urn or vase made in Morocco. It has a cream colored background and hand painted designs in blue, aqua, yellow, red, and black. It is signed by the artist and has a made in Morocco label on the bottom. It measures 5.5 inches tall and 4.25 inches across. It is in very good condition, no chips, no cracks, but it does have fine glaze crazing inside and out. It also has some manufacturing defects on the clay...
This is a wonderful matching teacup or cup and saucer marked Chikaramachi, which is a mark used by Noritake between circa 1920 and 1928. This vintage piece is beautifully hand painted with a colorful landscape scene and is banded with blue luster and black trim. This lusterware piece is in great shape, very little, if any wear and no cracks or chips. The teacup is 2 and 3/8 inches high and 3.25 inches across the saucer is 5.5 inches across...
This is a wonderfully done piece of porcelain marked made in occupied Japan in red, circa 1946 to 1952. This little porcelain figurine has an elegant lady in all her high society regalia. Beautifully hand painted in shades of blue, pink, rust, and green with gold gilding. It measures 4 and 1/8 inches tall. This piece does have a repair around her middle, but it is so well done I didn't see it until I used a magnifier, no crazing that I can see.
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This is the most colossal 3 piece porcelain vase or urn I've ever seen. It is approx. 22 inches tall over-all. The widest part across the middle is about 8 inches across. It looks Asian, maybe Japanese or Chinese, but I am not sure about that. This piece has raised textured floral sprays, that look like cherry blossoms and maybe lotus or waterlilies, also iris and bamboo images. They all look hand painted. It is in shades of pink, white, green and abundant 22Kt gold accents and banding...
This is a wonderful little quality porcelain Gekkeikan Finest Sake set. It has a bottle and 2 cups, all are marked made in Japan. The bottle is 5 inches high and the cups 1 and 3/8 inches high and 2 inches across the top rim. They are all in excellent condition, no chips, no cracks and no crazing.
This is a beautiful porcelain fine china bottle with Asian letters, enameled flowers, a rickshaw, heavy gold gilding. It does have Asian letters under the glaze on the bottom. I do not know if it is Japanese or Chinese, or what. It is an auction item. It measures 5.5 inches tall, and 2.5 inches in diameter. It is in great condition, no chips, no cracks, and very little, if any signs of wear.
This is a beautiful piece of handpainted china by Noritake. It is kidney shaped nut or mint dish with a cut out handle hole and features a lovely landscape with trees and a swan on a serene lake. It measures 1.25 inches high and 5.5 inches in length. It is in good condition, no chips, no cracks, but there is a little age glaze crazing. It is marked Noritake Handpainted in Japan. It looks vintage but I don't know the age for sure, it is an auction piece.
This is a beautiful vase or ginger jar marked Japan with a makers mark as well. It is a cream colored porcelain with crackle glaze and gorgeous pink tree peonies, purple wisteria, red mums, a blue and yellow songbird, and delicate gold gilding throughout the design. It measures 5.25 inches tall and 4.5 inches in diameter. It is in very good condition, no chips, and no cracks. I do not know the age or maker of this item. It is an auction item. This would be stunning with a floral arrangement.
This is a beautiful porcelain ginger jar with the lid in the lotus design by the Toscany Collection of Japan. It has elegant long lotus stems, and white blossoms tinged pink. It has a pretty butterflies and Japanese writing. It is marked on the bottom. It measures 7.25 inches high, and 5 inches in diameter. It is in excellent condition. I do not know the age of this jar, but is pretty modern.
This is a pretty little hand painted white porcelain cup that is either Japanese or Chinese in origin. This has stylized bamboo in flowing lines. It is in excellent condition. I do not know the age or maker, it is an auction item.
This is a lovely matching hand painted bowl and spoon with the lithophane snowflake pattern (made by putting rice grains in the porcelain and then firing them in the kiln, the rice burns away and leaves decorative holes that are filled with glaze). The patterns really show up when you look through them at the light. These are white porcelain with hand painted blue designs. The bowl is marked China on the bottom. The bowl measures 2.25 inches high and 4.5 inches across the rim...
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This is a beautiful signed Japanese Arita porcelain plate. I was told it was hand painted in the Imari blue and white style. It has brocade patterns around the outside and a floral motif in the center with peonies, mums, and cherry blossoms. The signature on the bottom says Ryuuhou Dragon Peak and, I am not sure of the age, but I was told by someone on the Asian Art forum it was wonderful quality and they had seen some similar that were pre-1940s...