Vintage lusterware tea set, blue birds with flowers, stamped japan f, porcelain circa 1940’s collectible. Circa 1940’s vintage lusterware tea service. Lusterware porcelain tea or coffee serving set is perfect for a collector. Lusterware porcelain china from early 1900s. Pieces are hand painted and handcrafted in japan. The design is hand painted with blue bird design, orange flowers and branches, very ornate and beautiful. Plate background is apricot/melon color. I would hand wash. 6 tea cups with handles. 6 round salad plates, 7.25 inches diameter. 4 round bread plates/saucers/small plates, 5.5 in diameter. 1 tea pot with lid. 1 sugar bowl with lid. Pieces are in excellent vintage condition. Lusterware is a type of pottery or porcelain with a metallic glaze that gives the effect of iridescence, produced by metallic oxides in an overglaze finish, which is given a second firing at a lower temperature in a reduction kiln which excludes oxygen. This item is made of porcelain.