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Japanese Copper Tsuiki-doki Teapot with Gold Splash
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A very lovely small Japanese teapot accented with decorative running splashes of gold against a dark brown almost black backdrop. The same color can be seen on the bottom 1/5 of the teapot just under the handle and continues to include the base bottom. The copper remaining exposed copper has a deep copper patina that comes only with age and usage. The handle features intricate basketry weaving. This was a treasured teapot and would make an excellent decorative specialist addition to your home. It is in very good antique condition save minor loss to the basketry. The body measures 4" diameter x 3.5" high. Dates last quarter 1800s, Meiji era