Meiyo China, Japan.
Title SCARCE NIPPON DRAGONWARE VANITY BOX.
Publisher 1891 - 1921
Seller ID 85-0352
Oval shaped with Moriage (slip-trailed) dragon on a ruffled lid with gold trim. Glass eyes. Basic background of gray & white with some red & blue. White, pale blue & lavender slip on lid with gilted areas outlined in white slip. The sides of the boxhave the same background, but only lavender slip adornment. Bottom is 6 1/2x 4 5/8. Lid is 6 1/2 x 5. Stamped Meiyo China/ Nippon (Van Patton mark #185) in red & impressed B -567. The lid has 2 little scuffed areas & some missing slip around the tip of the longest flames & the base of the shortest (see photo) o/w Fine (No defects).