Cobalt Blue, Pink Roses, Gold
Pitcher -conical shaped with one handle
This item is absolutely beautiful.
It measures approximately 6” at the base x 6.1/2”high.
There is a very generous open grip handle . The picture measures 4” from the spout to the end of the handle. the handle measures 5-1/2” in length .
The pitcher has a white interior and bottom. The bottom is stamped with a 1/4” high mark - a green maple leaf with Nippon beneath it. It is marked Hand Painted i green script.
The exterior is decorated all the way around. From the top down- a rich cobalt blue with a raised gold design and green “jewel”. This is a special type of raised decoration, shaped by hand and applied to the item. This is known as Moriage.
Then there is a 3” band of hand painted pink roses and rosebuds with green foliage on an ivory background.
Beneath that there is a 1” band of cobalt blue with gold and green- (decorated in similar fashion as the upper part of the pitcher.) The handle is cobalt blue with gold highlights.
This item is in excellent condition. No chips,cracks or crazing.The colours remain vibrant throughout.
This item is rare.