This item is an open candy dish bottom marked with an "M" in a wreath with, "Hand Painted" above and, "Nippon" below it done in green. The piece is 2 9/16" deep, 6 5/8" in diameter, and sits on three 1 1/4" scroll footed legs. The bright white body has gold accents on the legs, feet, and upper rim. The central decoration consists of a band of open poppy blossoms with shaded green leaves all accented in gold. There is a blemish on the outer side from the firing process, but there is no wear to the decoration or touch ups on the piece. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or to make an offer.