This early 1900s Chinese teapot bottle is from the Chinese Eastern coast city of Shantou, known for tea caddies and teapots with these glass covered panels. The most rare would have reverse painted glass but given that we can see some separation between image and glass, this one appears to have lithographs inserted depicting various scenes. The piece is likely made of pewter that has been bronzed, and it has a hexagon form with footed base, lid, and handle. Stamped on base of teapot. Note that some of the scenes do have some water damage, and there are some dings in the metal.
Measures about 6-1/2" tall and closer to 8-1/2" tall to raised handle. Measuring across it is about 6" across by about 2-3/4" deep. Heavy at just under three pounds unpacked.
The beauty of Asian treasures.
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