Noritake porcelain was made in Japan after 1904 by Nippon Toki Kaisha. The best-known Noritake pieces are marked with the M in a wreath for the Morimura Brothers, a New York City distributing company. This mark was used until the early 1950s. In 1914, white dishes with a cream border and a spray of flowers, the first porcelain dinnerware sets, were exported to the United States. There may be some helpful price information in the Nippon category, since prices are comparable. Noritake Azalea is listed in the Azalea category.