This set is stunning quality with all the pieces being entirely hand painted in gold gilt and red predominantly. The detail is stunning and each piece is decorated with butterflies and the finials are gold gilt butterflies. Such is the detail that each piece would have taken many hours to produce and the small detail would have had to have been done under magnification. Please zoom in using the tool to see the detail on each piece. The pieces are signed in red script and each piece also having a hand painted mark - not transfer.Date wise looks early 20th century, but could be earlier and really need an expert Japanese ceramic expert to date. 12 cm diameter saucer /6 cm diameter cups. Teapot 15 cm handle to spout and 15 cm tall. One jug 12 cm tall.
One sugar/tea bowl 13 cm tall. Superb set with decoration of the quality that sets it amongst the top line Japanese porcelain examples. The item "Japanese Kutani porcelain teaset Signed circa early 20th century" is in sale since Sunday, June 14, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Porcelain".The seller is "billyboy1961paul" and is located in Gedling, Nottinghamshire. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, Japan, Australia.