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 COLLECTINGTEA POTS
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As a vessel to brew tea in, the interest for the collector is the amazing range of pots, their history and origins. From antique silver to novelty animals, all are available to the collector.

Popularity
Teapots are a very popular item to collect in the UK and they are appreciated by a great many people.

Location
Teapots can be obtained from a variety of sources, such as car boot sales, collectors fairs, flea markets and jumble sales, as well as antique dealers and antique fairs. The internet is another good source, especially on-line auctions.

Age
Collectors can be of all ages and you are never too young or old to start a collection.

Ability
There is no real ability required for collecting teapots, collectors just need the appreciation of the object. Whether they think of it as a object of beauty or appreciate it for its design.

Description
The tea pot was a western innovation as the Chinese did not utilize a pot when making tea. Its origins are unknown, one possible source being the small Chinese vessel used for the service of wine. Another possible source of the tea pot is the Islamic vessel used for the service of coffee. The earliest recorded English silver tea pot in fact resembles the traditional coffee pot. Chinese imported porcelain pots are some of the most important tea wares for the collector.

Dedication
To build up a collection of teapots collectors need to be resourceful in their attempts to obtain items to add to their collection. You must be prepared to spend time rummaging through lots of items to find the one piece of treasure that you need to add to your collection. Much of the fun of collecting is the seeking of that elusive next item, whether it be at a car boot sale which could yield some great finds, or at a dealer where you may have to pay top prices.

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Cost
Novelty teapots can be obtained for very low prices, whereas antique and porcelain examples will command much higher prices.

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