Tetsubin - Cast iron - Tetsubin with seal and inscription by Shōmindō with crane (tsuru) design - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)

Description
Tetsubin - Cast iron - Tetsubin with seal and inscription by Shōmindō with crane (tsuru) design - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)
Very good condition, see description - 25×20×16.5 cm

Iron tetsubin-kettle decorated with a stylized crane-bird low relief, the knob at the lid is in the shape of a pine-cone. With a rare crane design because is situated around the top rim of the kettle.
Signed at the side: Shōmindō by the maker or the studio.

On the backside of the lid an occasional inscription census of Showa 30 d.i. 1955 by the city of Inazawa (in Aichi).

This kettle has been tested for water leakage. There is no leakage.

The shipping price includes delivery by FedEx with professional handling and packaging.

Lot details
Object
Tetsubin
Material
Cast iron
Period
Meiji period (1868-1912)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Title of artwork
Tetsubin with seal and inscription by Shōmindō with crane (tsuru) design
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
25×20×16.5 cm
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