Made in Occupied Japan Toby Porcelain Bell. Cherubic Lady with yellow and orange apron carrying a brown towel over her arm, wearing a blue trimmed white cap. Perhaps depicting a kitchen maid Measures 3 inches in height. Lovely ring to the bell. Condition is good. No chips or cracks. A few spots of paint loss.
The years between 1945 and 1952 marked the period of America's official "occupation" of Japan after WWII and during that time it was required that every product, small or large, produced in Japan for export carry the "Made in Occupied Japan."