Antique chinese copper /brass tea pot

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 28, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House
Unusually detailed antique copper/brass tea pot 7" high with handles up and 51/2' base. sides have a brass dragon motif with a flower petal top. spout has a fish like design while the back has a brass flower petal surrounded by a seal like rim. both the bottom and top have a brass scalloped design. Received this as a gift from a chinese friend in 1971 who's parents escaped China during the Mao revolution to Hong Kong. copper is well worn and the brass seems to have oxidixed in spots.