Teapot, Tomato Ware Hand Painted Maruhon Ware Japan, Vintage

Teapot, Tomato Ware Hand Painted Maruhon Ware Japan, Vintage





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  • Pattern: Tomato
  • Made in Japan
  • Vintage:  1930’s –  1950’s
  • Details:   This is an adorable teapot shaped like a tomato.  These tomato ware pieces were imported from Japan by several different companies and became very popular during the WWII and after, they are highly collectible and still desirable today.   This piece still retains its original stamp on the bottom which reads:  “Maruhon Ware K, Hand Painted Japan US Patent No. 103030”.  This patent for design points to between 1937 and 1938, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that’s how old this piece is since tomato ware remained popular into the 1950’s.  If you’re a collector of tomato ware ceramics, we hope this piece is a great find for your collection.  If you’re looking for a gift for a collector or a lover of all things tomato, we think this will be a much welcomed gift.   Excellent kitchen decor!
  • Material:  Ceramic
  • Dimensions:  Approx. 4.5 inches Tall, 8.0 inches Wide (from spout to handle), 5.25 inches in Diameter and 2.5 inches in Diameter (top opening), and 2.75 inches Wide
  • Condition:  Vintage – Used.  Very Good Condition.  There is a very small chip on the lid within the green leaf.  The paint is a bit worn on the bottom, there is crazing throughout, but we feel this is consistent/acceptable due to age/use/wear.  Please review all pictures and make sure you love this item before purchasing, we can’t accept returns.  Please remember these are VINTAGE and ANTIQUE items, they are NOT new. Every effort has been made to show any scratches, wear and tear and imperfections. 
  • Shipping is included, (Continental US only), unless otherwise noted.  This item ships Priority Mail and Insured for your protection.  AK, HI and International shoppers will see additional shipping based on your location. 

Additional information

Weight2.8 lbs
Dimensions12 × 12 × 10 in


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