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Teapot (a) with handle and lid (b). Body shaped like a squat sphere, on 3 ball feet; with spout projecting from one side, flat on top, rounded underneath. On each side of body is a dragon in relief, highly stylized and convoluted. Around edge of mouth is row of c-shaped designs with ends curled in (resembling ju-i lappets) also in relief. U-shaped loop handle riveted to lugs at shoulder. Lid is round and flat, with overlaid stylized dragon, raised portion of body forming handle. Smooth shiny finish with yellow/brown patina on undersurface, dull finish on top.

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Used for tea and other liquids.

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