Antique Japanese Hand Painted Satsuma Tea / Demitasse Set - 11 pieces - Irises. We are pleased to offer from our personal collection this 11 piece Japanese Satsuma Tea / Demitasse Set. The set consists of the one Teapot with lid, one Sugar Bowl with lid, one Creamer, 3 sets of Cups and Saucers.
The set is hand painted with blooming iris flowers and leaves on front and back sides of the teapot, sugar bowl, creamer and cups. The saucers are decorated only on the top surfaces. The hand painted flowers and leaves have gold painted highlights.
The rims, edges and handles of each piece is also highlighted with gold. The set is marked on the underside of each piece (except the lids) with a two character mark on a black background and a gold diamond shape mark. The gold rim on creamer has three very small flat nicks on the top located in the areas with missing gold that you can see and feel a little roughness if you run your finger over the areas (see last photograph).The lid of the teapot's knob and a tiny spot on its gold trim has some gold wear (see detailed photograph). Otherwise, the set is in excellent shape and free of any other issues. We believe the set to be from the early 20th Century, but please decide this for yourself. Please take the time to carefully examine all the photographs for more details. Measurements : The teapot stands approximately 7-1/4 to the top of the knob on the lid. It measures 7-1/2" from the tip of the spout to the back of the handle and 4" side to side. The covered sugar bowl stands approximately 3-1/2 to the top of the knob on the lid. It measures 4-3/4" from the handle to handle ends and 3" front to back. The creamer stands approximately 3-1/4 to the to highest portion of the spout. It measures 4" from the end of the spout to the back of the handle and 2-3/4" side to side. Each cup stands approximately 2" in height and measures 3-1/4" from the front of the cup to the back of the handle. Side to side, each cup measures approximately 2-1/2. Each saucer measures approximately 4-3/4" across in diameter and stands 1/2" in height from the table at the rim. All 11 pieces weigh approximately 2 lbs.
All measurements are approximate, but close. Condition : We carefully examined each piece of this set.
As mentioned in the description, there are three very small flat nicks on the rim of the creamer. The lid of the teapot has gold wear on the knob and a small bit of wear on the gold trim. Otherwise, NO Chips, Cracks, Scratches, Stains, Repairs or Restorations were noted.The interior of all pieces are clean and free of any stains or issues. We do our best to photograph, describe and mention any issues with each of the items we sell. We are always happy to answer your questions, update our listing or send additional photographs upon request. All Custom Forms will be completed correctly.
Invoice must be paid within 3 days from the end of the sale. The item "Antique Japanese Hand Painted Satsuma Tea / Demitasse Set 11 pcs.Irises" is in sale since Tuesday, May 18, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Teapots".
The seller is "cut2clear" and is located in Sacramento, California. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia, South africa, New Zealand, Egypt, Reunion.