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Zaviya Teapot

An anonymous artistUnknown - Unknown

The Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum

The Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

This big teapot of elaborate smithery has two spouts in the shape of a camel's neck on both sides, a handle in the shape of a sheep's head, a raised cattle figure wagging its tail on the lid, and a ‘hammer’ pattern on the lid's lower brim. The lid and container have raised ‘zee bad’ pattern, incised ‘hammer’ pattern, and the snouts are in the shape of camel heads. There are a figure of a standing bull on the lid and two cattle heads on the handle.

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  • Title: Zaviya Teapot
  • Creator: An anonymous artist
  • Date: Unknown - Unknown
  • Physical Dimensions: w29.3 x h21.5 x d16.2 cm
  • Provenance: The Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum
  • Type: craftsman
  • Rights: The Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum

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