Thursday, July 14, 2016

Luster Ware

Luster ware developed after 1921. Noritake used it extensively, but many other manufacturers in Japan did as well. There are varying degrees of quality depending on who manufactured it.  Luster ware was also used in Europe, especially Bavarian and Czech are found.

                                 Morimura green mark (Noritake)

The mark is unknown but this was made in Gifu Prefecture.

This divided luster ware plate is by Tashiro Shoten

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