Salt and Pepper Shakers, Noritake, Nippon, Hand Painted, Lusterware, Made In Japan
A lovely set of hand painted lusterware salt and pepper shakers. The hand-painted pattern consists of white lusterware body and gold tops. The lusterware finish gives the shaker a rainbow effect. Their shape makes them easy to hold. These would definitely brighten up any table.
The name Nippon was used before the U.S. McKinley Tariff Act, which forbade the import of items that were not “plainly marked, stamped, branded, or labeled in legible English words.” Nippon is the English spelling of the pronunciation of what Americans call Japan, but in 1921, the word was ruled Japanese in origin, so Nippon was no longer accepted by U.S. Customs Agents thereafter. This dates the pieces from before the McKinley Tariff act demanded that "Japan" was to be used.
2 ½ inches in height
1 ¾ inches in diameter
This vintage pair is in excellent condition. There are no cracks, chips, or crazing. They both have their cork stoppers.
This would make a great housewarming, hostess, holiday, or special occasion gift. A great piece to add to your collection.
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Our Vintage Rating Chart:
'LIKE NEW' Perfect mint condition.
EXCELLENT: Item has no chips cracks or crazing. May show wear from over the years such as small utensil marks.
GREAT: Item shows signs of wear due to everyday use. Larger utensil marks small flea bit chips.
VERY GOOD: Item has larger signs of wear from everyday use. Such as minor scratches, scuffing, crazing or flea bite chips.
GOOD: Item shows its years of use and love. There will be flaws such as chips, small cracks, more pronounced crazing etc. Price will reflect these defects. The item will show a larger amount of wear.
FAIR: Numerous noted flaws, some very significant. Larger cracks, chips, mars, etc. The item will have very significant wear for its years of use.
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