From the archive, originally posted by: [ spectre ]

“It is aimed at promoting universal unity. The teapot signifies the
purity of water and its medicinal values. It is associated with all
major religions, including the water oozing from Lord Shiva’s
forehead.”

http://telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2005/08/02/wteapot02.xml&sSheet=/news/2005/08/02/ixworld.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4692039.stm
http://www.religionnewsblog.com/11306