space Antique Arts Home  |  Store Home  |  My Cart  |  My Orders  |  Wish List  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us   
Search:   
separator

GUNSIGHT ANTIQUES

Memorabilia

By Category
Click to view Colonial & CIVIL WAR era through 1880s AMERICANA

Store Home
Browse All Items
Search
Our Products
Click view sub-categories Memorabilia
Click to view Colonial & CIVIL WAR era through 1880s AMERICANA
Order Policies
About Us
Contact Us!
Our Mailing List
Links

scarce ! period Maine redware - single serving BEAN POT

NOTICE

********NOW OPERATING FROM OUR NEW HEADQUARTERS ********



Now fully operational from the beautiful Pacific North West, we encourage all to keep a close eye as we unpack posted offerings and continue what will be an ongoing effort of unpacking the collection while taking stock with an eye toward thinning out our accumulation of treasures. After years of seeking out and acquiring all manner of quality antique Americana from simple but seldom surviving items of special interest to historically important treasures, Janet and I look forward to offering the fruits of our years of seeking out such to new and appreciative homes.


Visitors will also enjoy our museum site at www.MaineLegacy.com

 
scarce !  period Maine redware - single serving BEAN POT (Image1)
Click to zoom
      Ask a Question   Send to a Friend
 

Your Price: $ 75.00
Item Number: 6072
 

Make an offer
 



PayPal.com
We also accept Checks and Money Orders.
 
 
 
 



Too small for anything but single serving camp use, these little 3 high by 3 inch mouth diameter, pottery bean pots must have lost favor for all else as period examples have disappeared from the scene even here in Maine where the little native red-ware pot was a natural to the baked kidney bean eating Yankee. Easy to carry and high in protein, dried beans were plumped by soaking in water prior to being place in the pot with, if one were so fortunate, a healthy portion of molasses, touch of brown sugar, pinch of dried mustard then topped with a cube of salt pork. Buried to the rim in the coals of a campfire with a flat stone to cover the mouth and hold in heat, the little pot would soon offer a tasty, trail hardy meal. Emanating from a Maine farm attic, this little gem remains in excellent, unused condition and offers good period characteristics to include the telltale raw outer surface with interior glaze. Consistent with the field practice of using a stone, there is no inner lip for a cover as was common to larger homebean pots. Surviving in as new and unused condition with no chips, cracks, or other issues this little period Maine baked bean pot will be a nice find for the Civil War era personal item enthusiast! Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!

If you have an interest in neat Civil War period things or Maine in the time, you may enjoy our museum site at:

MaineLegacy.com




You might also like:
rare! period shorthand instruction book of the 12th New Hampshire  Hospital Steward

rare! period shorthand...
$ 95.00
Civil War - Maine Presentation Mod. 1850 Foot Officer Sword  Port Hudson siege &  assault

Civil War - Maine...
$ 3200.00
Patriotic DESK BELL from period repurposed pre Civil War - US Army Camel Corps bell

Patriotic DESK BELL from...
$ 145.00
Scarce scaled down - 19th century 10 pin traveling SKITTLES GAME

Scarce scaled down -...
$ 95.00
period authentic  Spanish Conquistador STIRRUPS

period authentic ...
$ 125.00
scarce original  Camillus Cutlery Co. - KNIFE & SPOON

scarce original ...
$ 165.00
Large period agricultural stencil  Patent 1861 IMPROVED  STRAIGHT DRAFT PLOW

Large period...
$ 225.00
Civil War MAINE DOCUMENTS   MISCELLANEOUS MAINE CIVIL WAR MILITARY PAPER

Civil War MAINE...
$ 0.00
Scarce J. FALLOWS PAT. 1865 - MESS SPOON

Scarce J. FALLOWS PAT....
$ 85.00
Scarce J. FALLOWS PAT. 1865  table spoon size MESS SPOON

Scarce J. FALLOWS PAT....
$ 65.00


PayPal.com
We also accept Checks and Money Orders.

Store Home  ·  About Us  ·  Contact  ·  FAQ / Policies  ·  Privacy  ·  Security  ·  Antique Arts home

· Links ·  Tell a Friend About this Site!  · Join our Mailing List ·

GUNSIGHT ANTIQUES
17623 Loop Lane SE
Yelm, WA 98597
US
Contact Us!
Updated: Wednesday, July 06 2022
1995-2022 TIAS.com. All rights reserved.