This Japanese cast iron tetsubin or kettle is 8 ½ inches tall to the top of the handle and 8 ½ inches wide including the spout. It is 5 ¾ inches tall to the top of the finial on the lid.The side of the tetsubin is decorated with chrysanthemums. The side has a mark on in a circle which we believe says TO.
There is a signature including a seal under the spout. The underside of the lid also has writing.
This is an antique piece and it likely dates to the 19. It weighs 3 lbs and 8 ounces. There is a little bit of rust on the inside.
The item "Antique Japanese Tetsubin cast iron kettle with chrysanthemum signed" is in sale since Tuesday, June 28, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Teapots". The seller is "easternshoreantiques" and is located in Daphne, Alabama. This item can be shipped worldwide.