A Wonderfully Delicate Hand painted Japanese Taisho or early Showa Eggshell Porcelain Tea Set for 6 1920's - 1930's

Product Code: Egg Shell Porcelain
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In General

A wonderfully delicate antique Japanese eggshell Porcelain tea set c.1920s. We are understand that the tea set is likely to be from the Taisho or early Showa era's (1912 - 1926) and (1926 - 1989). Comprises 6 trio's of a tea cup, saucer and cake plate and 1 large dessert plate. There are 19 pieces: 6 cups, 6 saucers, 6 cake plates and 1 dessert plate. Each piece is hand painted with a matching design featuring two Geisha ladies with a child, pavilions and landscapes. The colours and gilt embellishments are bright and unworn. 

The tea set comprises fine eggshell porcelain with intricate enamel and gilt details with ornate gilt borders, dating to the early 20th Century. Hand painted 3 character red marks to the underside of each piece.


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Very delicate eggshell porcelain


The tea set is in extremely good original antique condition with no damage or restoration. The decoration is in excellent condition throughout with some very slight wear to some small areas of the gilt. There are some pinpoint "dinks" to the rim of a cup and plate . Please see photographs.



d - 9.5 cm or 3.74 inches

h - 5cm or 1.96 inches


d - 14cm or 5.51 inches

h - 2cm or 0.78 inches

Cake Plate

d - 18cm or 7.08 inches

h - 2cm or 0.78 inches

Dessert Plate 

d - 21.5cm or 8.46 inches

h - 2.5cm or 0.98 inches


Cup, Saucer and Plate 309g or 10.89 oz

Cake Plate 302g or 10.65 oz

Shipping Costs: - free shipping in the UK (except furniture and art work). Worldwide shipping also available.

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United States £35.00
All Other Zones £45.00