The tureen measures 14" handle to handle, is 8 1/2" wide and stands 5 3/4" with a scalloped border. The stand is matching and the border is scalloped as well.It measures 10" by 8".
This could easily be part of a museum collection, the condition is excellent, no repairs or damage.
More pictures to come.
The candle spout is recessed and there are three spouts to aid in wax removal. The color is an intense cobalt blue with white dogwood flowers in a marvelous glaze. The handle is curved and graceful This one is a treat.
There is the tiniest fleabite to the two handle platter and one of the plates has a factory flaw, otherwise the set is in excellent condition. The set was made in Occupied Japan.
The Blue Willow pattern originated in China and has a very romantic history of star crossed lovers. it was made in Britain first by Minton and others followed suit.