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Lot 34: JAPANESE MIXED METAL TEAPOT 12cm high, 14.5ozPlatinum House
December 5, 2012
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
JAPANESE MIXED METAL TEAPOT
the compressed globular body with bamboo, flowers and foliate with gilt highlights and details, the pull off cover with bud finial and similar decoration, with bamboo handle, spout and supports; the cover with three character marks to the interior
12cm high, 14.5oz
all three legs appear repaired as a riveted through from base areas of solder also visible on joins
decoration crisp to body and cover
finial a little pushed in
marks clear to inside of cover
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