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Teapot

Object Number:2012-30-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Tibet
Period: 20th Century
Date Made: 20th Century
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper
Silver
Height: 23 cm
Length: 23 cm
Width: 8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Romaine B. Macht in memory of William E. Macht and in honor of Dr. Carl W. Friedericks, 2012

Description

Teapot. Copper and silver. Flat base, cylindrical body, S-shaped spout and handle. Domed lid with finial attached to handle with chain. One side depicts a monk with four characters underneath him. The other side has a ship filled with various items and birds flying overhead. This piece came into the museum as part of a set (2012-30) but it's unclear if they were created as one.

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