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Teapot

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Object Number:51-4-100A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper
Brass
Iconography:Dragon
Monster
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number:102 - Other Number

Description

Teapot copper trimmed with brass and jewels(coral and turquoise). Shape similar to 51-4-94, etc. with unusual monster spout and dragon handle; heavy lotus base. On each side of body is a gilded plaque with a folk-lore Mang dragon, said to be from Chinese armor. Plain stepped lid with rounded lower section and with knob.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Himalaya: Land of the Snow Lion (Supplement) (04 Oct 2008 - 12 Apr 2009) View Objects in Exhibition

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