How to Collect Art Deco Tea Pots

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How to Collect Art Deco Tea Pots

Art Deco tea pots were created between 1925 and 1939, along with many other lovely Art Deco pieces. These highly collectible pieces are loved for their graceful lines and beautiful, distinctive designs. It can be challenging to find the more collectible original Art Deco pieces, because of the high demand for these appealing pots. However, with a bit of perseverance, you can put a lovely collection together.

One of the best places to look for Art Deco tea sets is an online auction site. A popular site, such as eBay, will often have 50 or more pieces available at any given time. Wade and Gibson are two of the more popular manufacturers you should keep an eye out for if you are concerned about finding pieces that appeal to you and also have resale value.

Before you catch the bidding fever, you should keep a few things in mind. When you are bidding on fragile glass or china items, you should:

  • Make sure you thoroughly read the item descriptions. A reputable seller will have listed cracks, chips, or imperfections.
  • Take a look at the shipping and handling policy. A breakable piece should always be able to be sent by insured mail so that you can be reimbursed if it meets with a tragic end in transit.

   

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