Monkey on Snake large teapot - Mafra circa 1900

Monkey on Snake majolica large size teapot produced by Mafra of Portugal circa 1900. This monkey is calmly sitting on a large snake and enjoying a bite of artichoke. The snake's body and head form the spout of the teapot and the monkey's tail forms the handle. This monkey has a removeable hat to fill the teapot.

Maker:

Mafra

Portugal

circa 1900

Model #:

Majolica

Height:

10 1/4"

large

Size:

Monkey on Snake large teapot - Mafra circa 1900
Monkey on Snake large teapot - Mafra circa 1900
Monkey on Snake large teapot - Mafra circa 1900
Monkey on Snake large teapot - Mafra circa 1900
Monkey on Snake large teapot - Mafra circa 1900
Monkey on Snake large teapot - Mafra circa 1900
Monkey on Snake large teapot - Mafra circa 1900