Rare black & white noritake “scheherazade” china, four piece place setting for six. Intricate, delicate black pattern forms a band adorning white porcelain with a gold encrusted trim. Nicely weighted and exceptional noritake quality. Back stamp: noritake, japan, 2044, scheherazade, u. 6 dinner plates 10-3/8. 6 – salad plates 8-3/8. 6 bread plates 6-1/4. 6 fruit / dessert bowls 5-3/8. Condition: excellent, no chips, crack, crazing, or scratches. Little if any utensil marks. Gold trim is perfect, no wear. Additional pictures available upon request. The box will weigh about 25 lbs. Thank you for looking and let me know if you have any questions. There are more beautiful serving pieces in my shop section: vintage serving pieces. This item is made of porcelain. The style is traditional and regency.