Antique French Terracotta Half Bust Sculpture Young Mozart Signed C1920 17" For Sale
LARGE ANTIQUE FRENCH TERRACOTTA YOUNG MOZART BUST - SCULPTURE SIGNED I SHIP WORLDWIDE
IMPORTANT offerDING AND PAYMENT INFORMATION: IF YOU PLAN TO offer ON THIS ITEM AND ARE THE HIGH buyer I WOULD LIKE TO ASK THAT YOU DO NOT PAY ME UNTIL YOU RECEIVE MY INVOICE NOT THE INVOICE THAT IS GENERATED IMMEDIATELY AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE SALE BY . now has rules that all sellers MUST ship items for which they have been paid within one business day without exception. Those who follow my sales and have bought from me over the years know that I have always had a policy of shipping within 24 hours of a sale (see my response), however, there are times when I am out of town unexpectedly for a house call, an sale or an estate call and it simply is not possible to get to the post office in time. Also, if you find that there is more than one item you are interested in offerding on over a given time period and would like to take advantage of combined shipping, please again, DO NOT pay me until the last of those items you're watching has finished. I will then send you an invoice with an adjusted shipping fee which saves on postage.. I never charge a "handling fee". I would rather wait a few days on a payment and extend you the advantage of lower shipping fees than to be paid immediately - not ship - and then be scored negatively by for not shipping soon enough.
Offered in this sale is a large finely carved and molded French terracotta bust of who I believe to be a young Mozart. It has an impressed initials on the inside of the base and well as an impressed mark that read Made In France. My guess is that this dates to the early 1900s. It is a big piece that measures 16 1/2" tall x 9 1/2" wide and weighs more the 8 1/2 pounds. The detail is quite good. Notice the circular buttons or beads along the edge of the collar. I sold this piece a month ago, however, the buyer never paid so I am re-offering it. The condition is outstanding. There are absolutely no chips, cracks, flakes, hairlines or restoration. I have carefully examined the entire cuff of the collar and can confirm that all of the little circles are free of any damage. Please feel free to email with any questions. I always guarantee everything that I sell to be as described. This piece is being sold WITHOUT A RESERVE as long as there is an opening offer. High buyer to pay $15.00 shipping/ including insurance - inside the United States. The last four images illustrate other items that I have listed on including a wonderful pair of hand painted black lacquer papier mache face screen - fans and a signed Russian portrait miniature brooch. For those who follow my sales on a regular basis please note that I will be in Montreal from Aug 2 - 12. Be sure to check my new listings which will begin selling nightly starting on Aug 2. I have more 100 pieces of Doulton Series ware and stoneware as well as a 50 + piece collection of American and Italian studio art glass including 20+ perfume bottles. You are offerding on only the one piece in this sale.INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: All international packages under four pounds are mailed International First Class mail unless you specifically request Priority Mail which is, of course, more costly. Items over four pounds must be shipped Priority Mail. Items are shipped within 24 hours of receipt of payment. I would like to kindly ask international buyers to understand that I have no control over the delivery schedule. In most cases packages arrive within 7 - 10 days, however, packages sometimes can be delayed by foreign customs. I would appreciate you not scoring me low on for something out of my control..
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On Aug-01-13 at 04:27:55 PDT, seller added the following information:
IMPORTANT PAYMENT AND SHIPPING INFORMATION: PLEASE NOTE THAT I AM LEAVING FOR MONTREAL VERY EARLY IN THE MORNING ON MONDAY AUGUST 5TH AND WILL RETURN ON AUGUST 12. SHOULD YOU BE THE HIGH buyer ON THIS ITEM AND ARE NOT IN A POSITION TO PAY ME PRIOR TO 9:00PM EasterN TIME SUNDAY AUGUST 4TH, PLEASE DO NOT PAY ME UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES UNTIL AFTER I RETURN ON AUGUST 12th EVEN IF YOU RECEIVE AN INVOICE FROM .
I WILL NOT BE HERE TO PROCESS THE SHIPPING AND IF YOU DO PAY ME DURING THIS PERIOD I WILL HAVE STRIKES PLACED AGAINST MY ACCOUNT FOR NOT SHIPPING WITHIN 24 HOURS.
THANK YOU FOR YOU COOPERATION AND UNDERSTANDING.
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Antique French Terracotta Half Bust Sculpture Young Mozart Signed C1920 17" : $860