This lovely little cream and sugar set is hand-painted Noritake. Both pieces are marked Noritake with a red "M in wreath" mark over the glaze. Both pieces are also marked Handpainted and Made in Japan. The decoration is a bright blue and green with a pale yellow around the rim of both pieces. Both pieces have two pierced ovals at the base of each handle. The sugar bowl is meant to be open and has two subtle tab handles. The pitcher measures 5 1/4 inches from handle to spout and stands 2 1/2 inches tall. The bowl measures 4 3/4 inches from handle to handle and stands 2 inches tall. There is a small chip on the underside of the rim of the bowl. This cannot be seen from the top or side.