Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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miniature teapot
  • Hotoda shop
  • miniature teapot, late 1800s–early 1900s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • porcelain, glazing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5.1 x 4.8 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 x 1 7/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1644

Miniature teapot, squat shpaed with three legs and bail handle of reed. Decorated with much raised gold work and polychrome overglaze. Design of figures in cartouches.