Japanese Imari Porcelain is a very popular collectible that appeals to all sorts of ceramics collectors. Some prefer the more modern Derby Imari porcelains but to truly appreciate Imari you really have to add a few good quality Japanese Imari porcelain pieces to your Oriental porcelain collection. There are plenty of pieces available and they range in price from just a few pounds to the high hundreds or thousands.
Guide to Noritake China & Dating Noritake Marks - Antique Marks
Noritake china production began around 1876 here we take a brief look at Noritake China & Noritake Marks
The Morimura Brothers formed the Noritake company in Tokyo and opened an export office in New York.
They initially produced a full range of china marked with the Nippon mark and also sold china in-the-white, ie; blanks for decorating by outside agencies and decorators, thus the quality of the earlier finished ...
Japanese antiques provide a link to the rich culture and fascinating history of Japan. The collector has many choices but Kutani, Satsuma and Imari ceramics are a good choice as are the more affordable Netsuke
At White Ladies Antiques Shop we specialise in 19th and 20th century pottery and porcelain from Britain and Europe. We have an excellent track record on safe delivery as packing is professionally done
I just inherited a full ASRO China Dinner Set that was my great grandmothers
by Silvia (Brownsville TX, United States)
Photo shows the ASRO China - Elephant and Wreath Porcelain Mark
The set is in perfect condition with 'ASRO' and an elephant with a man on it's back included in the basemark.
I would like to know more about it if anyone can help.
The ASRO China Set includes ...
12- Soup bowls
12- Salad plates
12- Bread plates
12- Butter plates
What to do with a Kure Japanese Tea Set brought home in 1946.
by Susan (Australia)
Photos of my 15 piece Japanese Tea Set. Kure, Japan 1946
My father fought alongside the British Army in WWII and on his way home to Australia via Japan, at the beginning of the US Occupation there, he thought his mother would like an authentic Japanese tea set.
So he bought the most garish one he could find ... A 15 piece (6 combination cups and saucers) tea set bought in Kure, Japan in 1946.
Now, having ...
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