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Handcrafted Ceramic Teapot, "Buddha and Sapphire Elephant"

In Southeast Asia it is said that when Buddha's mother was about to give birth... more

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In Southeast Asia it is said that when Buddha's mother was about to give birth, she dreamt a white elephant came to her offering a lotus, symbol of purity and knowledge. When Buddha is depicted riding an elephant, it is believe it will bring good luck and health. Putu Oka Mahendra transforms legend into a mesmerizing ceramic teapot featuring a rattan handle.

  • 0.50 kgs
  • 1.1 lbs
  • 20 cm H x 18 cm W x 9 cm D
  • 7.75" H x 7" W x 3.5" D
  • 800 ml
  • 27 oz.

  • Ceramic and rattan
  • Microwave safe
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Free of lead and toxins
  • Size may vary slightly
  • Color(s) may vary slightly
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
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145

Jay K.

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06/16/2016

"Well packed"

I bought this for my wife (who loves tea), hoping that it would be something practical as well as beautiful. It has exceeded both expectations. I will definitely hand wash this teapot, since the handle would not stand up to anything more rigorous, but it is a very beautiful piece.

Best Uses

  • breakfast in bead with tea

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Elena

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06/16/2016

"Great gift for a Republican Party member"

Very cute and functional. Ive got this blue teapot for my friend who is a dedicated Republican. He was the only Republican in our all-Democratic company, always arguing with us, so the gift implied a bit of a joke. And he loved it: he truly liked both a joke and teapot.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: birthday

scott

From East Coast USA

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12/31/2019

"Colorful, Teapot"

Excellent details. Gave to my sister for Christmas. She was very happy with the teapot -- excellent detail

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Best Uses

  • addition to teapot collection

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Janet

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06/16/2016

"Great artistic product with high quality color"

Loved this teapot and my friend that I got it for was so happy with it. The color was great and the detail was so nice. It was pure artistic quality and a work of art. Loved it so much. Thanks

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Best Uses

  • As a tea pot but as a decoration for the kitchen and as a piece of art to treasure

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  • This was a gift for: Boss
  • Occasion: 'just because'

Ellen

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11/19/2022

"Beautiful work"

This bowl was just as nice as it looked in the picture. It arrived quickly as well.

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ROBIN S

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04/23/2022

"Turtle, design"

Love this crafted turtle pot for my collection. Detailed and beautiful,

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turtle tea pot

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  • Turtle, tea pot

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