A Mixed Metal Bronze Teapot, Japanese Meiji Period
The globular form has six raised panels. Each panel is inlaid with a brass inlay of floral and nature motifs. The body is surmounted by a conforming neck that is beautifully inlaid in a stylized. ,our motif. The lid of identical shape is also inlaid with a naturalistic motif in one of its six triangular panels. The hinged handle has a flowing leaf motif. The elegant simplicity is something to see in person.
Size: 7.25” high 3.5” diameter
Condition: Very Good, some inLay is not bright, handle on lid is secure but loose