Antique Nippon Lidded Ring Dish, Hand Painted Porcelain - Maple Leaf Mark c 1891
Product Description: It is clear the exquisite craftsmanship on this early hand-painted, porcelain, Nippon ring dish. From the Victorian era this amazing piece features a raised, gold gilt beaded motif on all three layers; lid, body and round, pedestal base. Look closely at the hand-painted berries or floral motif on the lid. On the base, the green, ¼” “Maple Leaf Nippon” backstamp is clear, dating this piece to around 1891. An amazing highly decorative Nippon collectible which could have a variety of uses.
Additional uses: Ring Dish, Earring Dish, Elegant Paper Clip Holder
Circa: 1891 (late 1800’s)
Height: 2 1/2 in (to top of finial on lid)
Diameter of opening: 2 3/8 in
Product Weight: 2.9 ounces
Original or Reproduction: Original
Markings: Hand Painted Nippon (with maple leaf symbol) ¼” high
Color: Gold, Fuchsia, Blue-Green and Yellow
Condition: Previously owned - used. Very good condition. No noticeable color loss. No chips, cracks or repairs. Some wear on gold gilt - top of lid (as shown). Only noticeable during close inspection. Light wear around base . Light wear around top and bottom rim. Area around base of finial is a hand-painted gold ring, not a repair.
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