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teapot with lid and saucer
  • Japan
  • teapot with lid and saucer, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • porcelain, glazing
  • Object Height: teapot: 11.4 cm
    Object Height: teapot: 4 1/2 in
    Object Diameter: saucer: 11.4 cm
    Object Diameter: saucer: 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of Miss Helen Rhoda Hoopes
  • Not on display
  • 1936.0021.a,b,c
Description

Yellowish-gray clay teapot shaped like a moneybag. On the side are three cranes in a thick white glaze. The teapot has a bail handle of grass covered wire. The teapot cover is domed. The saucer is also made from yellowish-gray clay, but it has a greenish glaze.