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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1978.659
  • Catalogue No.: 82
  • Object type: Teapot
  • Kiln/Location: Kakiemon, Arita
  • Period/Date: late 17th century
  • Dimensions: H. 8.2 cm, L. 14.5 cm
  • Provenance: Reitlinger gift
  • Description: Teapot. Oval, decagonally-lobed teapot with wide rounded side handle, short curved spout and knobbed cover fitting to short neck. Hole in knob showing where metal mount could be fitted. The foot also decagonally-lobed. Decoration in overglaze enamels in the Kakiemon palette, with prunus growing from rocks, and cloud scrolls, on both body and cover. Finely drawn red lappets on the neck and shoulder.
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