Early Japanese porcelain partial dinnerware set, all with various hand-painted bird and floral decoration, several also with mountains and streams in background. Set includes 1 covered soup tureen, 1 teapot with lid (8" H); 6 dinner plates, (9-5/8" dia.); 4 salad/dessert plates with scalloped edges; 2 footed round compotes; 6 butters (3-1/8" dia.); 4 tea cups with gadrooned sides (2" H); 2 pairs of egg cups. Each signed en verso with red calligraphy marks. 28 items total. Circa 1875. Provenance Knoxville, TN private collector. Condition: Overall very good condition. One dinner plate with 2 rim chips and another dinner plate with 1 rim chip.
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