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Terracotta teapot with traditional tea leaf straining holes in the spout. This teapot was made in Osaka, Japan between 1885 and 1902. It was acquired in Sendai, Japan where donors Maude Whitmore Madden and Milton B. Madden were missionaries from the First Christian Church of Topeka, Kansas. Maude Madden wrote several books about her missionary time in Japan.
Date: between 1885 and 1902
Item Number: 222178
KSHS Identifier: 1902.32.10
Collections - Museum
Community Life - Religion - Christianity
Community Life - Religion - Missionaries
Date - 1880s
Date - 1890s
Date - 1900s
Objects and Artifacts - Tools & Equipment for Materials - Food Service - Teapot
Places - International - Japan
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts