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40's Japanese Pure Silver Kettle "Yin Chin" Seal, 540g

 
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Year:40's

Bottom Seal: Pure Silver

Net weight (inc. handle): 283g

Description: Lovely antique Japanese silver tea kettle of 40's. The whole piece was 100% hand-worked from a single piece of silver plate and genuinely one-of-a-kind, unlike modern silver teapots which are press-molded. The unique handle was wrapped with elegant hand-dyed blue-and-white cloth. The bottom "Pure Silver" seal. The original silversmith Yin Chin's signature and seal can be found inside the lid of the wooden box:



Overall in very good, clean and ready to use condition. Size is suitable for using as a teapot or a tea kettle. The item will be sent by Insured parcel.

Many people have standed by the claim that silver teapot/kettle can improve the water or tea quality. From our own experience, we also found the water tasted slightly more round and "dynamic" feeling than from normal stainless steel kettle and earthenware kettles. More experiments of coz are necessary.

Care for antique silver teapot/kettle: when using the silver kettle, never heat it on "direct fire" such as gas stove or worst, flame or alcohol burner. The uneven or too concentrated firing spot may shorten the life of your gem. Wipe it clean and let dry naturally after every use. Following those simply tips, those silver teapot/kettle is really low-maintenance and durable.
 
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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 21 July, 2008.

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