Circa 1862 Civil War Era Double Spout Tin Coffee Pot Tinsmith Customized Nr Yqz For SaleUntitled Document
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Very Rare and Unusual Camp Officer Travel Coffeepot
Pictured right here is a related photo. We are showing it just for comparison, neither the photo nor the coffeepot in it goes with the sale. The photo shows a dated 1862 E.C. Manning tin coffee pot, note the spout, how it matches the one we have up.
PLEASE NOTE: the photos of the Circa 1862 Civil War Era Double Spout Tin Coffee Pot we have up for sale in this sale are directly below.
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Description composed by world renowned Asian expert & appraiser, Mr. Anthony Lee. His bio is below.
Up in this sale is a very rare find. A double spout tin coffee pot. It is unsigned but as shown above, the spout matches an 1862 Manning tin coffee pot. So... circa Civil War era. The second spout was added on by a very talented tinsmith, the punched holes on the inside show that it was custom made. It has a protective coating over the overall teapot and the remnants of an old diecut on one side. Wooden black knop, it has wear from the last 150 years, but what a rare piece. It measures approx. 10 1/4" high and 9 1/2" from spout tip to spout tip. GOOD LUCK!!
For those not familiar with Anthony Lee here is his bio: Anthony M. Lee is an institutional, market and collection consultant specializing in the arts of China, Japan, Korea, Himalayan Kingdoms, South and Southeast Asia. Starting as a salesperson at age 14 in Chinese antiques in a family business, he went on to university studies in Asian arts, as well as receiving his licenses in tea ceremony, with further studies of ceramics and religious art over eight years in Japan. For several years he was an associate dealer with Sotheby's online site and consultant with various sale houses and museums. Anthony has acted as consultant to over 20 museums, government agencies and trusts including the largest museums in Canada and the US, as well as major collectors, dealers, insurance and transportation companies worldwide.
He is considered by many to be one of the foremost experts in the world in Asian Art & Artifacts.
Anthony Lee started a website ages ago called Asianart. It is a place to post photos of your items and have experts identify them for you. (You can still post things there and folks will help you.) He no longer moderates it and identifies things for us as here on as an old friend. Estimated shipping weight, (packaged) is 3 lbs 8 oz in a 14 x 14 x 12 box. The Calculator is not always right - if the shipping looks too high email us and we will give you an accurate quote prior to the sale ending. ************ What a great find!
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