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Collectors Encyclopedia Of Early Noritake Porcelain

Presenting a splendidly organized and illustrated book to simplify the identification of and search for heirloom sets of Noritake china. It consists of four sections showing some 700 patterns (1891-1953) with their backmarks, names and numbers, and hundreds of color photos. Offering several newly discovered patterns and adding significantly to the study of Oriental porcelains, this book will be a great relief to the owners, collectors, and dealers who must cope with the many mysteries related to early Noritake china. 2000 values. AUTHORBIO: Aimee Alden was a Noritake collector and dealer for many years, and she authored two works, Early Noritake China in 1987, and Collector's Encyclopedia of Early Noritake in 1995. REVIEW: This book deals solely with tableware produced by the company founded by the Morimura family between about 1891 and the 1950s, when today's familiar "N-in-wreath" trademark was adopted by the Noritake Company and post-World War II exporting was resumed.

Hardcover: 216 pages

Publisher: Collector Books (April 1995)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0891456376

ISBN-13: 978-0891456377

Product Dimensions: 11.3 x 8.7 x 0.7 inches

Shipping Weight: 2.1 pounds

Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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I found this book to be logical and informative. The foundation of this book is based upon the chronilogical use of each mark. The patterns are then listed alphabetically within the time period that "mark" was used. Because of this book - all my freinds and colleages think of me as a "Early Noritake Expert" - I dont have the heart to tell them that I am not! I highly recommend this book to any and all collectors and/or dealers of Noritake!

I found this book to be very useful. It's very well organized and well written. An only suggestion for the next edition is to have glossier/brighter/clearer photographs.

I inherited my grandmother's Noritake china set when she died, and wanted to know the year of production and what it was worth. The pictures of the maker's marks and patterns were very useful. I discovered our pattern was made in 1931, and was worth about $2,500! Not that I would ever part with such a sentimental gift...It's just nice to know the history of something. Thanks to the author for her research!

This is helpful for those interested in early Noritake. It has pictures of many patterns and marks but it is impossible to have them all. Many are noted as "mystery" if no assigned name was marked on the stamp. Many fall into this category in early Noritake.

DIdn't have all of the china patterns, including mine! Only the mark on the back. Disappointed.

This product was purchased as a gift for my daughter and she was thrilled with it. It arrived much sooner than I expected and was in super excellent condition. The experience could not have been better.

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