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Antique~chinese Silver Filigree~enamel Scent Ball / Vinaigrette Egg~brooch~rare For Sale
ATTENTION ALL buyers: YOUR offer ISYOUR CONTRACT TO PURCHASE AND PAY FOR THE ITEM WON. IF I HAVE NOT HEARD FROM YOU OR PAYMENT NOT MADE WITHIN THE REQUESTED 3 DAY TIME PERIOD, IT WILL GO THROUGH THE UNPAID ITEM PROCESS, AND RELISTEDAT MY DISCRETION. PLEASE LET ME KNOW BEFORE offerDING IF EXTRA TIME IS NEEDED!
I START (ALMOST) ALL OF MY sales AT 9.99 (OR LESS), WITH ...REGARDLESS OF WHAT THEY ARE WORTH OR WHAT THEY END UP BRINGING! THIS IS NO REFLECTION OF THEIR VALUE, BUT MAKES IT FAIR AND FUN FOR EVERYONE.
IHAVE BEENCOMMISSIONED TO SELL SEVERAL PIECES OF ESTATE JEWELRY FROM A PROMINENT KANSAS CITY SOCIALITE.SHE HASA SPECTACULAR COLLECTION OF FINE AND COSTUME, NEW, VINTAGE AND ANTIQUE JEWELRY. SHE HAS BEEN AN AVID COLLECTOR FOR MANY, MANY YRS ANDIT'S A SUPERB COLLECTION. SHE LIKEDTHE FINEST, UNIQUE PIECES. SHE TRAVELLED THE WORLD EXTENSIVELY, AND BOUGHT JEWELRY EVERYWHERE SHE WENT...ENJOY THE OFFERINGS!
I FIRST WOULD LIKE TO START THIS LISTING STATING THAT THE OWNER DEBATED AND DEBATED ON LETTING THIS PIECE GO! SHE HAS HAD 3 MUSEUMS WANTING IT! (HER FINAL DECISION WAS TO SELL IT, AS SHE FELT THAT SHE HAD MADE ENOUGH CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS! *TWO OF THE MUSEUMS HAD TOLD HER THAT THIS WAS ONE OF THE FEW OF THESE *IN THIS NICE OF CONDITION FOR IT'S AGE* THAT THEY KNEW OF!) I ASSURED HER THAT WHE WOULD NOT HAVE REGRETS, AS IT IS AN AMAZING, VERY COLLECTIBLE PIECE! SO, WITH THAT BEING SAID, HERE IT IS! DESCRIPTION: i am very proud to offer this INCREDIBLE, EARLY ANTIQUE, CHINESE, SILVER FILIGREE, ENAMELED VINAIGRETTE EGG (SOME REFER TO IT AS A SENT BALL)BROOCH. it consists of various shades of PASTEL enamelling. it screws open. a def must have for anyhigh end collector that appreciates unique,FINE,ONE OF A KIND, MUSEUM QUALITYpieces! DON'T MISS OUT, I GUARANTEE YOU WILL LOOK LONG AND HARD BEFORE YOU FIND measures3 1/4" x 1 7/8 (measurements are approx)MARKS OR items are in good to excellent noMAJOR damage or repairs. metal in good condition. clasp in excellent working order. there are a couple small flakes on the enamelling, but in great condition considering the age! ***I NEVER POLISH MY SILVER PIECES, AS I HAVE FOUND THROUGH THE YEARS, THAT MOST PEOPLE PREFER TO DO IT THEMSELVES, WHILE MANY OTHER'S APPRECIATE THE ORIGINAL PATINA.***
PLEASE SEE ALL PICTURES, AS I FEEL THE PICS GIVE A BETTER CONDITION DESCRIPTION THAN WORDS! LET ME KNOW IF MORE PICS ARE NEEDED, OR IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, OR SOMETHING IS NOT CLEAR TO YOU! TAKE TIME TO VIEW ALL OF THE PHOTO'S AND ZOOM IN SO YOU CAN SEE EVERY ANGLE AND DETAIL! ***ALSO, REMEMBER MONITORS MAY VARY IN HOW THE COLOR OF AN ITEM IS DISPLAYED***DON'T MISS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE THIS awesome, (and very collectable!) PIECE YOUR OWN. WHETHER IT IS TO WEAR OR FOR YOUR FINE VINTAGE COLLECTION...YOU WON'T GO WRONG WITH THIS ONE! AND...IF THIS ISN'T THE PIECE FOR YOU, MAKE SURE YOU TAKE A LOOK AT MY OTHER LISTINGS, AND KEEP CHECKING BACK, AS I LITERALLY HAVE 1000'S OF PIECES TO LIST AS TIME PERMITS! *~}
I HAVE DESCRIBED THIS ITEM TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY. MY ITEMS ARE VINTAGE AND MAY SHOW SOME SIGNS OF SLIGHT WEAR DUE TO AGE. I WILL HOWEVER POINT OUT ANY DEFECTS THAT I FEEL WOULD GREATLY DECREASE THE VALUE. REFUNDS WILL NOT BE ISSUED. SO, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO EMAIL ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR IF YOU WOULD LIKE ADDITIONAL PHOTOS...AND I WILL BE HAPPY TO RESPOND ASAP. THANKS FOR LOOKING AND GOOD LUCK. IF FOR ANY REASON A REFUND SHOULD BE IN ORDER, IT WILL ONLY BE ISSUED ON THE ITEMS SELLING PRICE, NOT ON THE S & H (EITHER WAY)
YOUR PACKAGE WILL ARRIVE TO YOU PROMPT (I WILL HAVE IT AT THE POST OFFICE WITHIN 2 DAYS (NORMALLY JUST 1!) AND SECURE, I TAKE GREAT PRIDE IN PACKING WITH CARE AND SHIPPING QUICKLY. (MOST) OF MY ITEMS WILL COME WRAPPED IN BUBBLE WRAP, IN A SMALL BOX AND THEN DELIVERED IN A BUBBLE ENVELOPE. YOUR SHIPPING FEE WILL ALSO COVER TRACKING (ON MOST DOMESTIC ITEMS) INTERNATIONAL buyers: I WILLSHIP INTERNATIONAL AS WELL, BUT IT IS A BIT PRICEY, AND I DO APOLOGIZE! INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING WILL BE $26.00US. PLEASE CONTACT ME AND WE CAN DISCUSS POSSIBLE ALTERNATIVE SHIPPING OPTIONS.
************NEW INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING RATES AND POLICIES********* INTERNATIONAL buyers: I WILLSHIP INTERNATIONAL AS WELL, BUT IT IS A BIT PRICEY, AND I DO APOLOGIZE. if the item brings over $99, INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING WILL BE $30 U.S....(and will be sent REGISTERED MAIL). (if the item brings less than $99) PLEASE CONTACT ME AND WE CAN DISCUSS POSSIBLE ALTERNATIVE SHIPPING OPTIONS.IF YOU OPT FOR 1ST CLASS, YOU ARE ASSUMING ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE. if additional services aredesired, please msg me BEFORE paying and i will send you an updated invoice. I WILL COMBINE INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING...BUT PLEASE WAIT FOR AN INVOICE FROM ME. I WILL SHIP ADDITIONAL ITEMS AT THE LEAST EXPENSIVE RATE AS I CAN!
AND FINALLY...!!! You are responsible for any import duties or taxes imposed by your country. Import duties andtax charges are not included in the item price or shipping fees. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs officeto determinewhat these additional costs will be prior to offerding/buying.
Youareresponsible for making sure that items purchased are legal for import into your country. We the seller are not responsible for your purchases that may be seized by your country's customs offices. If you need our help in any way, or have questions, we will do our best to assist you.Please check with your country's customs office to determine their restrictions and prohibitions. WHEN YOUR ITEM LEAVES THE U.S., IT IS OUT OF THE CONTROL OF USPS, AND UP TO YOU TO DEAL WITH THE CUSTOM'S OFFICE IN YOUR COUNTRY.
PLEASE...DO NOT ASK ME TO PUT A LOWER VALUE ON YOU CUSTOM'S FORM...THIS IS NOT LEGAL...AND I WILL NOT DO IT...SRY!
DOMESTIC BUYERS....I LOVE TO COMBINE SHIPPING TO SAVE YOU $$$ !!! :)FEEL FREE TO COMBINE SHIPPING ON ANY ITEMS WITHIN A 1 WEEK PERIOD. COMBINED SHIPPING IS JUST AN ADDITIONAL $1.00 PER ITEM. PLEASE JUST NOTIFY ME AT THE CLOSE OF YOUR sale IF YOU ARE STILL offerDING ON ANY OF MY ITEMS.
IF FOR ANY REASON ADDITIONAL TIME IS NEEDED, PLEASE JUST SEND ME A QUICK MSG AND I WILL BE HAPPY TO WORK WITH YOU! *~}