c.1935 Prewar Japan, Popeye & Olive Oyl Lustreware Egg Cup

c.1935 Prewar Japan, Popeye & Olive Oyl Lustreware Egg Cup

Unusual ceramic glazed Lustreware (not Lusterware) egg cup marked Japan. Features hand colored illustration of Popeye and Olive Oyl set against a (most obvious) Japanese background.

Pearl-beige lustrous exterior with clear glazed white interior and underside. Japanese logo can be seen just above the word "Japan". The scene shows Olive fanning herself with a feather while strolling arm in arm with Popeye. Small flowers, evergreens, a nearby hill and a very Japanese looking tree can be seen among them. 

Size: 2ΒΌ" tall, 1 5/8" diameter. 

Sold: Nov. 2005

Price Sold: $ 50


 

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