Teapot card

Teapot

50.31.16

Currently not on display

Copper teapot with brass handle, spout, collar and lid. The copper body is decorated with four quatrefoil medallions, in alternating designs of dragons and shang-shang; mythical figures which are part human, part bird. The lotus flower lid, is embossed with 'dog nose' designs (finial missing), the handle is cast in the shape of a dragon, while the spout is in the form of a makara, or mythical sea creature.