This is a lovely tea set marked Made in Japan with paper labels on the base of each piece. The set is a teapot, tea ball strainer, and four cups with no handles. The tea pot has a bamboo handle. It is 6 1/2" tall with the lid. The cups are each 2 3/4" tall and 3" wide. The teapot and cups are paneled with an octagon eight sided shape. They are glazed black with gold trim on the rims and an Iris design in gold on the fronts. All the pieces are in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. JG.