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Teapot

Teapot

  • Place of origin:

    Tibet (possibly, made)
    Nepal (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brass body, repoussé, chased and openworked; with applied brass plaques. Cast brass spout and handle

  • Museum number:

    IM.108-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This type of teapot is made in a distinctly Nepalese style though the shape is distantly derived from tall Chinese Du mohou ewers. They may have been made in the Kathmandu Valley for export to Tibet.

Physical description

Brass teapot oranmented with brass plaques and repoussé, chased and openwork detail. Cast brass spout and dragon-handle.

Place of Origin

Tibet (possibly, made)
Nepal (possibly, made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Brass body, repoussé, chased and openworked; with applied brass plaques. Cast brass spout and handle

Descriptive line

Teapot with applied plaques and dragon-handle, brass, Tibet, 19th century.

Materials

Brass

Techniques

Casting; Repoussé; Chasing; Openwork

Categories

Containers; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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