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achatts

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Hello - I have some plates, cups and saucers with text on them and I'm trying to figure out what is written on them. I have attached a picture. i hope i have the orientation the correct way around. Thank you.

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Looks like 神国造 (Jinkoku-zō). "Made by Jinkoku".
But Jinkoku is a funny name - it literally translates to "God's Country" or "Country of the Gods".
Is it on a WW2 item?
 

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Thank you for your reply and help. Not sure of the age or origin of the items it has been in the family a long time though.
 
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