Rustic Antique Chicken Wire Teapot Folk Art Basket

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 06, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

Rustic Antique Chicken Wire Teapot Folk Art Basket

Holy Moly, did I find a treasure trove at a recent sale in St. Charles, IL. Check out my upcoming listings because I purchased some wonderful antiques and primitives, many from the 1800's. I’m off for the summer, so that means I’ll have lots more time to shop and list on Ebay. This area has exploded this summer with auctions and estate sales, and I’m finding wonderful treasures! I’m listing many more items during the summer, and listing on all days of the week, so be sure to check often! If you want to cut down on the number of pages that you have to scroll through, click on “gallery” under the “view as” on the upper left on top of the listings.

I've never seen anything like this before! What I have is an old chicken wire (a magnet sticks to it) basket (is it supposed to hold eggs - that would be cute?!?) basket in the shape of a teapot. It was hanging indoors, in a kitchen, so it is in really good condition. I've left the hanging wire on it - in case you want to use it. It measures 11 1/2" wide handle to spout, is 8" tall and 7" deep. This was hand made - and someone must have put a looot of time into it. Excellent solid sturdy condition. T are some small spots of isolated surface rust - very minor. The lid even has a little wire hinge that lifts up and down. Fill it up with something fun, or use it for a floral
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