Dating made in japan
Yamahiro Pottery Studio - 山弘陶苑 - ( Yamahiro Toen ) 1970s - present Yamahiro Manufacturing Co.Seto City, Aichi, Japan This mark does NOT say Sanko Toen as Gotheborg erroneously claims . Kozan Gama (Kozan Kiln ) - 庫山窯 Late 20th century, company still in operation.If you see a mark that simply says a country name it was made after 1890 for export to the United States.Once the requirement for foreign origins was imposed, many American manufacturers also began marking their items with some indication of source to take advantage of "Buy American" sentiment.Welcome Page | Submit a Backmark for assessment | link to this Site Misrepresented Noritake Marks Overview to Backmarks | Periods by Japanese Emperors | About Maruki Mark | Unusual Backmarks 1900's | 1910's | 1920's | 1930's | 1940's | 1950's | 1960's | 1970's | 1980's | 1990's This site is protected by copyright laws of the Commonwealth of Australia and it's Territories and isn't to be disassembled, reproduced in part or full in any format other than as presented without the consent of the Author of this site.Offenders will be prosecuted according to the Laws of the Commonwealth of Australia and it's Territories.Scroll through as we present a few examples of antique china by Noritake, showing the range of decoration used, the forms and the associated Noritake China marks on the piece.
They initially produced a full range of china marked with the Nippon mark and also sold china in-the-white, ie; blanks for decorating by outside agencies and decorators, thus the quality of the earlier finished product can vary.
Gotheborg incorrectly identifies this mark as Kasan Gama, and being Arita, which is incorrect.