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Search for Antique Teapots like these at Estate Sales

As you move from one estate sale to next, you may begin to realize that antique teapots and kettles are extremely popular. Although you may come across these time and time again, there is one thing you need to remember: some models are more scarce than others. As a collector, you will soon realize that you have many choices but that some are more difficult to find.

Teapots are typically made of china or glazed porcelain, with many of the most coveted models dating back to the early 1900’s (or older). For example, any teapot from Staffordshire pottery is one worth adding to your collection. Along with this, Art Deco Fiestaware models from the 1930’s are popular among collectors.

Have you seen these?

It doesn’t matter if you are new to collecting teapots or have been doing so for many years, you know that some models are more rare than others. Here are a few teapots to keep your eye out for as you scour estate sales as well as the internet:

Shawnee King Corn Individual TeapotShawnee King Corn Individual Teapot

Shawnee is one of the biggest names in the industry, and this teapot is among one of the most collectible in the world.

Shawnee Tom the Piper’s Son Teapot

Yet another teapot from Shawnee, the design of this model is among the most unique you will come across. Let’s put it this way: if you come across this teapot you won’t be able to get it out of your mind until it is part of your collection.

Meissen Flowered Antique Teapot

For hundreds of years, Meissen has been one of the top names in the industry. This teapot is a classic, however, it can be difficult to find in mint condition.

Estate sales are among the best places to search for antique teapots. If you know what you are looking for and have the knowledge required to spot collector favorites, you may be surprised at what you come across.

If you have yet to add the three teapots above to your collection, think about doing so in the near future – if you are lucky enough to find these!

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