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Food & Drink
Asian ➔ Japanese Tea Kettle

Identifier:
2003.1.28a-b
Description:
Black iron kettle with lid. The exterior of the kettle is decorated with leaves and bird molding. Iron kettles are traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremonies to boil water and keep it hot during the long ritual. The kettles themselves are often highly decorative.;bottom: Pending translation of Japanes characters
Materials:
Iron
Dimensions:
8" h 7" w 7" d
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Museum Collection
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
J is for Japan ()
Related Place
Japan