This piece of artwork was made in Japan circa 1930s and is made of porcelain. Were in business before WWII and shut down in 1962. Their mark was the Bird in Circle mark which you will see in my photos. This stunning teapot features intricate, one-of-a-kind hand-painted floral and geometric designs in a variety of colors and is gilded with a golden motif that embraces the color combinations of vibrant coral and green, white, yellow, blue.
The colors bring the teapot alive as they are all painted on a deep cobalt blue teapot. This timeless classic has been well taken care of and still has its rare base or serving plate to stand on which is also hand-painted and sports the Bird in Circle mark of the Seiei & Co. This is really a stunning piece of artwork to display or to use for having tea with friends.
Height (to top of lid): 7 inches; (with no lid): 5.25 inches. Length (from spout to handle): 9 inches.Brewing teapot with holes in interior to strain tea bags from entering the spout. Almost 100 years old with no issues to report (shows minimal wear of the Gold Gilt). Please see my photos since they are part of the description. Still has rare serving plate made to keep teapot from sliding.
Lid has lip to hold lid in place while pouring tea. Both teapot and plate have authenticity Bird in Circle mark.
Teapot says Made in Japan and Hand Painted. Great gift for a tea lover to cherish! This precious piece was cherished and taken care of as you will see in my photos with no chips, cracks, repairs, or other issues to mention.
This would also make a great gift that would be a timeless and classic treasure for a tea lover if you decided to share it with someone special. All of my items come from a pet-free, smoke-free, very clean & climate-controlled home. Please consider this when shopping - you can shop from the comfort of your own home and save time & gas!
Thank you again for looking, and I hope you enjoy my offerings. The item "RARE VINTAGE SEIEI & CO JAPAN TEAPOT-PLATE SET COBALT BLUE & GOLD HAND PAINTED" is in sale since Tuesday, March 10, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Japanese\Teapots & Tea Sets". The seller is "clv911" and is located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This item can be shipped worldwide.