Antique 1890-1920 Nippon Ruffled Nappy Blue Maple Leaf Mark Moriage Gold Hnd Pnt

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 24, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House
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Antique 1890-1920 Nippon Ruffled Nappy Blue Maple Leaf Mark Moriage Gold Hnd Pnt

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Antique 1890-1920 Nippon Ruffled Nappy Blue Maple Leaf Mark Moriage Gold Hand Painted

Offered in this auction is a beautiful antique nappy with a blue maple leaf Hand Painted Nippon mark on the back. This is a stunning piece, hand painted by an expert. The ruffled edge has gold painted highlights against a deep green background. There are Moriage dots along the edge of the green border. The rest of the nappy is white porcelain. Around the border are beautifully painted deep rose and pink florals around the circumference. These are truly gorgeous and have such depth. You can even see the brushstrokes with their raised edges! There is a thick gold design at the rounded bottom of the nappy, and the gold is deep and burnished. At the very center are the most beautiful hand-painted violet-like flowers I’ve ever seen on a painted piece. The center of the nappy is a light yellow, and it sets off the purple and pinks of the violets exceptionally. The nappy has a very unique three pronged handle – two prongs are applied onto the nappy, and they converge to one that is applied to the side. It’s very unique and simply shows off the beauty of this piece. You can barely see it in the pictures, but there is an impressed
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