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C. I have a mug with a back stamp of China, E-OH, Hand

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Customer: ***** ***** C. I have a mug with a back stamp of China, E-OH, Hand Painted Nippon, stamped in green enclosed in a have fainted imprinted large square.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Customer: replied 1 year ago. You can view the exact stamp here. What I also was wondering, is the China, the type of porcelain, or is a blank from China, then handpainted in Nippon. What does the E stand for and the OH stand for? Thanks
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.


The word "china" on the maker stamp implies the material, being porcelain.

Nippon is the country of origin stamp, being the Japanese word for Japan.

The company name who made and exported the set is actually Te-Oh, (not E-OH) which is the full name of the maker, not initials.

These were fully manufactured in Japan, and they were not blanks from China that were then decorated in Japan.


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