A fine and impressive antique Iraqi silver teapot; an addition to our diverse Asian teaware collection.
This fine antique Iraqi silver miniature teapot has a pumpkin shaped form onto a shaped cinquefoil foot.
Each panel of the body is embellished with an applied oriental figure standing amidst clouds and waving a flag, apart from the posterior panel which depicts a foliate design.
This Iraqi silver teapot is fitted with a subtly panelled push fit hallmarked cover surmounted with a collet set lapis lazuli finial.
This antique teapot is fitted with an impressive handle entwined with applied foliate and tendril ornamentation extending from the aforementioned posterior panel to the body.
The teapot is fitted with an impressive plain swan necked spout.
The swept foot is ornamented with five chased paralleling scrolling designs.
The hallmark to the interior of this impressive miniature teapot denotes the purity as .800 standard silver (800/1000).
Length from back of body to tip of lip 10.4cm/4.1″
Diameter of body 8cm/3.1″
Height to top of handle 14.5cm/5.7″
4.5 troy ounces/140g