Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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kafatera (teapot)
  • unknown Hawazma maker
  • kafatera (teapot), 1983–1984
  • Where object was made: Kadugli, Kurdufān (present-day Southern Kordofan), Sudan; made in China
  • metal, enamel
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 15 x 14.5 x 25 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 5 7/8 x 5 11/16 x 9 13/16 in
  • Museum purchase: KUEA Funds
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3232

The medium blue teapot has a hinged lid. It is a globular vessel with a raised ridge just above the widest spot. It has a dark blue rim, a curved spout, and a loop handle. It has a domed lid with a small knob.

It would be used for serving tea or tea with milk.