Dating noritake china
M in Wreath Hand Painted (M stands for Morimura Bros, importers). “Rising Sun Nippon”, we have only encountered this in blue (as shown).
Mark used since 1911, found in green, blue, magenta & gold colors.
Fine Noritake tea sets, decor and fine dinnerware first was sold in the United States by the Nippon Toki Kaisha Ltd.
company in the early 1900s, the predecessor to the Noritake Company, Ltd.
Please note there are wear marks in the middle of “Nippon” and the Pagoda. “Oriental China Nippon”, no known manufacturing date(s).