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~Nippon~ Hand Painted Cherry Blossoms & Gold Trim ~ 3pc.Cup,Saucer & Plate ~ ca. 1891
Japan is a country of great beauty and the people have a love for simplified beauty~ that of which is so easily conveyed in the subtle vision of this artist
Delicate clusters of pale pink cherry blossoms, gold accenting along the edges and pale pastel yellows line the edges of each piece in this set,each are meticulously hand painted against the most translucent antique Japanese porcelain ~ the highly treasured Nippon ~ bearing the blue mark of the maple leaf #52
In excellent to mint condition a beautifully hand painted 3 pc. luncheon set....the cup measures 4 1/2 inches x 2 inches,the saucer is 5 1/2 inches and the plate 7 1/2 inches....
In Japan,their love of nature is seen thru their art. The cherry tree is cultivated specifically for the blossoms and not the fruit. The cherry blossom is also the national flower of the country , even more it is the emblem of the faithful warrior ~
never is a plate just a plate ~ :-)
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