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Japanese Satsuma MORIAGE Dragon Teapot

Japanese Satsuma MORIAGE Dragon Teapot


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Earthenware: Pre 1900: Item # 1232600
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Japanese Satsuma MORIAGE Dragon Teapot

Description & Size: 20.32 x 17.78 x 12.7 cm (8" x 7" x 5") height wide with & without spout & handle

Weight: 736 gram (25.96 oz)

Age: Meiji Period c19th

Production: Handcrafted & Painted Enamel

This is a rare Japanese Satsuma moriage dragon teapot made during the Meiji Period c19th Century. The Satsuma teapot is elaborately painted with moriage enamel paint through the lid & body. It's designed with scrolls, clouds, flowers, & two moriage fire dragon on each side. The handle is made of a golden with blue highlight dragon. There seems to be a signature on the inside of the lid but unfortunately the characters are either missing or rubbed off. The condition is superb.