Chinese Cast Iron Tea Pot

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This sculptural iron teapot was cast in Northern China during the early 20th century. Before tea became a popular drink, it was used medicinally to prevent many different diseases. A 16th century Chinese medical book describes tea as a remedy for tumors, bladder complaints, and inflammation of the chest.

 

Details

  • Of the Period
    Qing
  • Place of Origin
    China
  • Date of Manufacture
    1900
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    10 in. H x 8.5 in. W x 6.25 in. D
    25 cm H x 22 cm W x 16 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU82008754513
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