This cup and saucer was produced in Japan by the Mari Mura Brothers between 1891 and 1911. It has the blue maple leaf and word Nippon. The saucer has a diameter of 5 7/8 inches, the cup is 2 inches high and 4 1/8 inches in diameter.It is large and was probably used for breakfast coffee. The cup is molded with a blown-out shape. The elaborate gilding on both pieces is completely hand painted and all raised. Inside the cup, at the bottom, is a reserve of colorful roses framed with beading and gilding.
The item "Antique Noritake Nippon Coffee Cup & Saucer, Roses & Opulent Gold" is in sale since Wednesday, April 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Nippon". The seller is "betsybabe" and is located in Mahopac, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.