teapot (food service); ritual teapot

Small tea pot or ritual vessel with a copper body that is made of several sections; the first is bowl-shaped, and leads to several stepped sections forming a neck, topped with a rounded umbrella-like piece with a hole in the centre. The spout comes out of the bowl at a right angle, and tapers outwards towards the tip. The tea pot as a pedestal base, which is made of copper covered in a thin layer of brass.

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