Superb Japanese 999 Pure Silver Meiji Teapot
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SUPERB JAPANESE 999 PURE SILVER MEIJI TEAPOT
Presented is a wonderful quality Japanese Meiji period silver teapot. This piece is made from pure silver, .999 purity, with gold inlay pieces. The teapot has a very elegant traditional form, with a swing handle and round body. The sides are beautifully engraved with designs of flowers, koi and fans, with various gold detailing. The teapot has been polished to a bright mirror shine, and the interior is clean as can be, ready for use or display.
The teapot is hallmarked on the underside with two sets of Japanese characters. The mark in a recessed rectangular punch was in use 1868-1912 and indicated .999 pure silver. The mark beneath we unfortunately cannot read. The pot is also signed on the side with more Japanese characters.
The teapot is in excellent condition. There is some wear to the underside from normal usage, being sat down and moved on surfaces etc, but nothing excessive. There are no dents, no leaks, no splits, no monogram removals, and no repairs.
The pot is about 5 3/4 inches from spout to end and about 4 5/8 inches tall.
This teapot weighs 409.3 grams or 14.3 regular ounces.
Good luck and offer with confidence.
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