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gourd-shaped teapot
  • China
  • gourd-shaped teapot, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • yixing 宜興 stoneware, bronze
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 14.6 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/2 x 5 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1559.a,b

Double gourd shaped wine pot. Brown stoneware that is unglazed, but polished. The lid is made of bronze in the shape of three leaves. Vessel is made to resemble bronze.