Divine ANTIQUE TURKISH HANDMADE BRASS & COPPER POTS

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  • Item Category: Metals
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 20, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

FABULOUS OLD HAND-WROUGHT TURKISH BRASS & COPPER POTS

1940s-1950s

This is a set of wonderful old brass pots from Turkey & I am guessing at the age, but my mother did say that they were quite old. I have used them in my den just sitting on shelves, because I think they are so great looking, but they can be used for many things, indoor & out, especially to hold plants. They are formed by hand along with hand-wrought handles secured with copper nails. Most older pots are made from copper, which are lovely, but older solid brass ones are harder to find. They are in excellent condition & have a fine old patina, which will only grow richer with age. The measurements are 81/2" diameter & 53/4" height for the larger, and 71/2" diameter & 5" height for the smaller of the two, & together they weigh 4 lbs. They also nestle perfectly within one another, which is nice. I've decided to sell not only antiques, but an eclectic mix of things, so, here they are & thank you for looking!

Many of the items which I will be listing, belonged to my family on my father's side, beginning with my great-great-grandfather, who was from England & a Rear Admiral in the Royal English Navy, stationed in Jamaica. His son started a shipping company, based in both Jamaica & in Galveston, Texas. While on a delivery to Central America, the ship was
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