ritual teapot

Ceremonial teapot made of ceramic, with decorative bands of brass featuring floral designs. The end of the spout is coated in brass. The pot is round and bulbous, and sits on a short brass peddestal base. The lid is of copper, with brass edging and a round brass pommel on top. The lid was attahced to the pot with a small chain, which has now become detached.

Label: Small cream exhibition label with black type.

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