Scarce Nippon Lemonade Set Jewel Tea Co Pitcher 6 Cups Complete C. 1925 Art Deco
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Scarce Nippon Lemonade Set Jewel Tea Co Pitcher 6 Cups Complete C. 1925 Art Deco:
Nippon (Japan, 20th Century)
Jewel Tea Co. Premium
Japanese porcelain Nippon china lemonade or acoola set consisting of a large open mouthed pitcher and 6 cups, decorated in a blooming cactus pattern, appropriately marked with mark no. 7, J, China, E-Oh, Hand Painted Nippon.”
Dimensions (pitcher): 6 1/4″ h x 7 1/2″ d. (8 3/4″ w/ handle)
Dimensions (cups): 3 3/8″ h x 3″ d. (3 3/4″ w/ handle)
This set was offered as a premium by the Jewel Tea Co., Chicago, Illinois, USA, c. 1916-1919. It is further referenced in various Nippon Collector’s books and price guides and considered rare. Reference books price this set in the $475-$750 range.
It is in Very Good Vintage Condition; wear commensurate with age, light use and manufacture. For accuracies sake one cup has a tight hairline around the handle, else no chips, cracks or restorations..