VINTAGE KREISS JAPANESE CERAMIC CHRISTMAS 5-PIECE X'MAS BREAKFAST SET WithBOX
Wonderful Ceramic 5-Piece X'mas Breakfast Set. Santa Claus Egg Cups, complete with Red Knit Hats Adorned with Small Bells (will keep your egg warm until ready-to-eat, includes original packing material).
A small Santa Claus Bell with'MERRY X'MAS' printed in gold ink on front of bell with original string & ceramic clapper (nice way to call family to breakfast on Christmas morning). Santa Claus (Pepper) and Mrs. Santa Claus (Salt) Shakers, with spaghetti trim & original corks. All pieces have small paper blue/white sticker,'JAPAN.Attributed to Kreiss, although unmarked, circa 1956/1957. Measurements are: Egg Cups 3.5" tall (with hats) x 2" wide; Bell 3" tall x 1.75" wide; and Shakers are 2.5" tall x 2.5" wide. Wear consistent with age: Mrs. Claus's spaghetti trim appears to have been placed in 5 different pieces then glazed/painted (one small piece on left also showing a crack which does not go through) - appears to have been done during manufacture (photos 7, 9, and 10); Santa bell has two small areas on bottom rim that are also glazed over - appears to have happened during manufacture also (last photo); there is surface soiling; few flecks of paint missing here & there; surface soiling. Comes with Original Box & Original Silver Insert, both of which does show wear: edge and corner wear; tears; tape remnants; scuffs and discoloration; small tear in silver insert. Box measures 7" square x 3" tall. Please refer to photos as the pictures are an important part of the description. Feel free to message us with any questions or concerns that you may have. Thanks so much for looking! This item is in the category "Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Other Holiday Collectibles". The seller is "xmaskids" and is located in this country: US.
- Handmade: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Japan