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rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 6749
Experience:  Antiques dealer for over 10 years specializing in porcelain, glass, art, furniture, coins, watches, pocket watches, and jewelry.
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My mom passed recently and left a bin full of fine china. I

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My mom passed recently and left a bin full of fine china. I dont know if it is a full set, but the logo is Narumi Japan, and the pattern is Lenora. I would be interested in knowing its value.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  rarewares replied 2 months ago.

My name isCustomerand I would love to help.
Please use the Add Files feature on your screen to add pictures of the pattern and the marks on the bottom of one piece.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Here is the front and back
Expert:  rarewares replied 2 months ago.

This is Narumi porcelain from Japan in the Lenora pattern, made in the late 1950's for import to the US.

A place setting is 5 pieces and the 5 piece place settings have a value of $25 to $30 per set, so you can multiply that by

the number of place settings you have in your bin. Other serving pieces are valued at an average of $15 each.

Some sites that I recommend for selling are,, Ebay and
You can also go to or and search their directory for an auction house near you and consign to them.

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Expert:  rarewares replied 2 months ago.

I am following up to see if you have read your answer and need further help with this item.
Please do let me know.

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