BEDOUIN EGYPT YEMEN SAUDI ARABIA COPPER COOKING POT

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 09,2008
  • Channel: Online Auction
UP FOR AUCTION IS ONE REALLY OLD BEDOUIN HAND HAMMERED COPPER OR BRASS COOKING POT WITH REALLY NICE PATTERN! THIS WAS FILLED WITH MEAT AND VEGATABLES WITH SPICES AND HUNG OVER A DUNG FIRE UNDER A TRIPOD TO SLOW COOK! VERY HEAVY CONSTRUCTION WEIGHS ABOUT TWO POUNDS AND MEASURES SIX INCHES HIGH AND SIX INCHES IN DIAMETER! WILL HOLD ABOUT TWO QUARTS! THIS HAD A SILVER (? TIN PLATING) AND THE WEAR HAS EXPOSED THE COPER ON THE HIGHEST POINTS GIVING IT A REALLY NICE CONTRACT! SOME GREEN PATINA OXIDATION! ALL MY SEVEN YEARS IN YEMEN AND I SAW VERY FEW OF THESE AND WAS ONLY ABLE TO BUY TWO! SO DON'T WAIT BID NOW! I DO NOT CLEAN UP MY ORIGINAL ITEMS! I LEAVE THAT UP TO THE BUYER! I GOT THIS WHILE WORKING FOR AN OIL COMPANY IN THE MIDDLE EAST BACK IN 1996! BOUGHT OUT IN THE DESERT BETWEEN YEMEN AND SAUDI ARABIA NEAR MARIB! PLEASE FEEL FREE TO E:MAIL ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR FOR ADDITIONAL PICTURES AT . SATISFACTION GUARANTEED FULL REFUND NO QUESTIONS ASKED IF NOT TOTALLY SATISFIED WITH THIS ITEM. SHIPPING AND HANDLING IS $8.00. THANKS TX-MIKE-DONOVAN

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