Tashiro Shoten Lusterware Tea Service Set
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Beautiful Lusterware Tea Set with Moriage Floral detailing. The set consists of
Tea Pot with Cover 8 3/4"h, 7 1/2"w
Creamer 3 1/4"h, 4"w handle to spout,
Sugar Bowl & Cover 4 1/2"h, 5"w
Six Cups 2 1/4"h, 2 1/8"w
Six Saucers 6 1/2"
All in Excellent condition No chips or cracks. Pre World II. Marked with Red Elephant inside a Wreath with Hand Painted Made in Japan. This mark was used Pre World War II and 1954 when Tashiro Shoten LTD shut down. It would be extremely rare to find this mark today in Japan.
Shoten indicates a shop which sells it's products from it's own kiln.