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Throw a great segment that we run frequently on this show it's called old money.
Today we haven't had a history -- not quite sure I should be joining in the that this particular historical event but nonetheless here it is a T boss made by the Sylvia Smith.
For law -- it may body -- is not.
It made five dollars you'll deny that -- introduce -- we have with us -- -- headed for the show but at Christie's comical battle right threat to do and Paul -- the man himself.
May need that he thought he dead he wasn't -- for him.
No he had a small -- before the revolution.
As you know he ran on his famous ride in 1775.
But after that he actually fought in the revolution for mine years.
And I love this pot because he made this virtually the year he got back from the war and he made it himself yes with his hammer.
But he doubled his output and after the.
-- view is perhaps cannot see the exquisite detail and I think -- -- -- has -- as close as we can -- but ladies and -- bearing in mind.
I'm gonna say the rather primitive tools available at the time.
That -- exquisite that is just -- yes they didn't have she silver they didn't have factories it was made with a hammer.
And a -- do you expect to British Bosnia.
-- never for Americans -- never you have to really care about American history would it would sell it to an englishman if you were to bid.
Yes you would -- What I have -- required to have had -- he's the guy who said the British are coming the British are coming watch out is the bad guys here they come.
Absolutely -- the tea in the harbor the guy that he was and the Tea Party absolutely and how much would -- is -- made by him go for do you think.
I'm expecting it to break the record for Revere teapot at a 150000.
-- we all -- a revered -- how many didn't produce.
Forty how quality -- -- -- to captivate kidding me.
But there are only four others of this beautiful model -- can see you liked the design it's very simple with the cylinder.
This thing you know is typical -- it's almost like -- signature you would recognize that as his.
This is a beauty.
The wooden handle.
The wooden handles -- you don't burn your hands and -- on the.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Bring you some great names you know Paul Revere and in the nineteen century Tiffany.
-- burst onto the scene with these Jack although second let's let's go first with this thing this is an -- well this thing -- I think well this thing outside of the denigrate the objectivity.
Piece of art isn't and quell fears of a hostile got the product -- is very creative is this -- why we know the name Tiffany today because they came -- the world's fairs in the nineteenth century did a man named Tiffany -- cute.
-- the firm was Tiffany at the time it had a succession of presidents.
Edward Moore was actually the design director in this period great genius is this thing is an ink well and it will sell for.
It will sell for around 75000.
And it's in -- us what's special about it internally and is in the enamel complex is an economy that's an animal who.
In the Islamic taste you can maybe see some color -- there.
You know I can't maintain now the final objects not thing.
Object looks to me is living now deceased.
Is rocking on the set it.
That is part of a three piece -- service and Japanese taste which really put Tiffany on the map in the 1880s.
So this one with its pot and sugar and cream John.
Together will be a 10250000.
Japanese about the technique of the colored metal.
The naturalistic design.
Even a little humor with the flies in the sense that sugar inside this -- -- in contact you have to hit the charming object and Japan had just opened to the west when this was -- So this would have been radical design this would have been contemporary art of its day.
-- you -- selling this so it must death will be Silva could you had -- so audiences.
Yes it's definitely silence so on the Miami to hit that's a 100000 calls for the entire asset securities.
The ink well as roughly 692000.
Threat and Paul reveres handmade T teapot made by himself one of only forty known to survive.
That's correct when -- auction.
January attorney for.
Can -- in New York next week after next exhibition opens next weekend when you have a -- and along the mining giant -- yes yes for Tiffany of this stature absolutely we have formed by the levee which will be in them telling you how.
I know about foreign an English -- like this yes it's worth about 2000.
If it was English and that's all.
So there you really ruined it did you get hit if you wanna come back of this program -- -- I was definitely good -- -- -- really depreciated and good luck with Lisa thank you very -- thank you.
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