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Japanese Sterling & Enamel Tea Set c1890 Signed

JAPANESE STERLING & ENAMEL TEA SET c1890 SIGNED This is fine, and very rare, late Meiji period Japanese sterling silver and cloisonne enamel tea cup on matching saucer with teaspoon. Each of the three pieces signed Japanese characters, the teaspoon with maker. Or retailer’s mark S in star frame. This rare, late Meiji sterling and […]

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Japanese Sterling Tea Set c1890 Meiji Signed Hand Crafted

JAPANESE STERLING TEA SET c1890 MEIJI – SIGNED – HAND MADE. An unusually fine, hand crafted late Meiji Japanese sterling silver iris along gently stream three piece tea service. Meiji silver, such as this was often crafted by former Samurai. Outlawed by the Meiji Emperor, the Samurai warriors channeled their legendary sword making skills into […]

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Japanese Sterling Iris Tea Set c1950 Miyata 70 Oz

JAPANESE STERLING IRIS TEA SET c1950 MIYATA – 950 PURE. A fine and rare mid century Miyata sterling silver four piece tea service. This is the only Miyata sterling 950 pure tea set we have owned in 40 years in the classic Meiji Iris pattern. Slender tapering bottle form with delicate Iris flower and vine […]

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