The Artesa teapot set includes the wood carrier, teapot with lid, salt & pepper shaker, sugar bottle bottle, and four tea cups. The set is hand painted from Ecuador. There are tiny lines sometimes referred to as crackle lines inside the pieces. The pictures show some of this. They are below the glazing. They are not from damage but are age or material related. The wood carrier has a smooth look. One of the cushions on the bottom is missing some of its black coloring. The salt and pepper shakers are in excellent condition. They do not have plugs in the bottom. The sugar bottle with stopper is also in excellent condition.
The teapot has a small crack under the glaze at the handle. It is not all the way through nor is the crack open. It is not broke. It was evidently made that way.
One teacup has had a handle repaired - see pictures.
Other than this, there are no breaks, cracks, chips, or repair marks on the pieces - as far as we can tell. These are absolutely gorgeous especially when they are setting together. The colors flow naturally.
The decorative possibilities for these pieces are many. They would be a hit at the next tea party. The display curio would be enhanced with the addition of this set. The South American style would work well on its own or with other similar works.
The collector will appreciate this set because of its beautiful colors and unique design.
Together they weigh approximately 4.6 pounds.
The wood carrier is 11 3/8” tall. The carrier is 7 7/8” wide across the bottom.
The teapot stands approximately 4.5” tall. It is 7 5/8” from the back of the handle to the tip of the spout. It is 4 7/8” wide across the top from side to side. The round footed base is approximately 4” across.
The teacups stand approximately 3 5/8” tall.
The top of the teacups is approximately 2.5” wide from side to side.
The salt and pepper shakers are approximately 3 1/8” tall.
The sugar bottle with stopper stands approximately 3 7/8” tall.
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