This set has a dark brown/red color, accented with blue, red, gold and green and decorated with intricate and minute Japanese figures. On the underside of the tea-cups a Geisha/Lithopane can be seen (see pics). This set of pottery designs also feature a form of decoration called moriage which is a term used to describe the use of raised enamel of Japanse pottery.
The term Dragonware is used to describe a pot or vase that has an oriental dragon motif that has been built up using fine layers of slip clay, making a deep relief of the dragon or serpent that curls around the outside of the piece of pottery (as seen on the three pots in this sale). This Satsuma Style Pottery Tea Set includes. I Tea-Pot with a Dragon Motif (Approx 7 H x 9 W). 1 Creamer with Dragon Motif (Approx 5 H x 6 W).
1 Sugar Bowl with Dragon Motif (Approx 5 H x 6 W). 12 Saucers (Approx 5 1/2 Diameter). 9 Tea Cups (2H x Approx 5 W). The Saucers & Bowls have MADE IN JAPAN mark on underside (from research, most Ceramics from 1945-52 have: MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN mark).
See pictures included with this sale. The item "Antique 24 Pc Japanese Satsuma Dragonware Tea Set with Lithograph Geisha Cups" is in sale since Saturday, December 26, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques". The seller is "antonius2014" and is located in Yonkers, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.