Reviving the 17th-century English tradition of painting on enamel, this miniature teapot illustrates a Japanese landscape with a snow capped Mount Fuji off in the distance. Traditional to Japanese screen paintings, the artist has illustrated nature in the foreground to add depth and emphasis to a distant vista. This painting is by Hokusai, here adapted in porcelain onto a miniature decorative teapot.
For the past few years, these highly collectible teapots have captured the hearts of collectors for their adorable hand painted and glazed details. They are signed as part of the Kelvin Chen collection of mini teapots. They pay tribute to masterpiece artists from the 19th and 20th century.
TMt Mount Fuji Japanese by Hokusai Miniature Porcelain Teapot is made from porcelain, hand painted enamel on all sides, hinged lid, decorative use only, 3.5 in H x 4.5 in L x 1.6 in D. Weighs 0.4 lbs. PN TENK8480