Identifying a Noritake Pattern?

July 19, 2020

Identifying a Noritake Pattern? - upside down cup and white plate with earth tone rectangles around the outer edgeThis was my father's dinner set, it is not my taste, but I am keeping it for nostalgic reasons (he died in 2011). I can't find the pattern name and I'm surprised it is not on the bottom of the china. Can anyone help identify it please?



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I love Mid Century Modern (MCM) and this is a classic MCM look!! Very cool!!!

I can see why you are puzzled. Me too!! When I first saw it, I was like, oh, cool, that is the Mardi Gras pattern, but when I blew it up on the big screen it is similar but not a match.

You could try to send it to Replacements.Com and see if they can tell you what you have. If you took a picture of the plate without the cup in the center and had it clear, you can try their photo match software yourself. I tried altering you photo to do that, but it is too dark and came up not recognizable.

Post back what you learn!! I am so curious!!

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January 9, 2022

The pattern shown is my grandmothers and very similar to the Marigold pattern. I am guessing my pattern doesnt have a name. Was Marigold made in the US? I think my grandmother's shown in the photos was made earlier?

Thank you for any information you can provide especially about my grandmother's pattern.

A china plate with a decorative border.
The marking on the back of a china plate.


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I believe this mark is associated with Noritake Morimura (Morimura being the founding brothers' name). The history of Noritake china dates to 1876, when Japanese businessman Ichizaemon Morimura and his brother Toyo opened Morimura Brothers in New York City.


I regret to say I had no luck finding a pattern match; it might be worth inquiring with

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January 5, 2022

I am clearing out my parents' home and they have a set of this Noritake dishes. I can't find anyplace to find out what pattern it is.

A floral pattern on a china creamer.
The marking on the bottom of the china.

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