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tetsubin 鉄瓶 (kettle)
  • Japan
  • tetsubin 鉄瓶 (kettle), late 1800s, Meiji period (1868–1910)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • cast iron
  • Object Height: 22.9 cm
    Object Height: 9 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1405.a,b

Round, iron water kettle. Design of dragon that goes around the side of the kettle. Bail handle, small spout and a lacquered lid with a small round hollow handle. Inscription.