Classic Carder Era Steuben Jade Vase With Alabaster M Handles, Signed, Pristine For SaleDescription and Condition: Here's one of Steuben's classics, the shape 8508 vase in green jade with alabaster "M" shaped handles. This vase is 10 1/4 inches tall and about 7 inches in diameter at the widest. Dating to the 1920s, the vase is signed with the correct Steuben script signature inside the ground pontil. Unfortunately, I could not capture the signature in a photo for this listing owing to the curvature of the pontil. This vase weighs about 5 pounds.
The condition of this vase is excellent. I could not find any issues. No chips, no cracks, no scratches, the most minor of wear marks on the bottom from shelf contact. The handles are perfectly attached.
Payment, Returns and Shipping Policies:Please pay by paypal within 24 hours of winning the sale.Important:I do not accept payment by e-check because of the long wait time for clearance and the technical problems that can result with this method. Also important: I do not end sales early out of consideration to all buyers!
Although the listing says no returns,I will accept a returnof this vase if I have overlookedsomething that significantly affects value. "Buyer's Remorse," also known as the spouse doesn't like it, or it doesn't fit my decorating scheme, etc., etc., is not a valid reason for a return. Buyer pays for return shipping and insurance and upon receipt of the vase I will refund in the amount of the winning offer. If you have any questions please feel free to ask me using the message system.I will gladly do my best to provide you with any needed information, including more photos.I want you to feel confident in your offerding!Happy, satisfied customers are my goal.Domestic shipping with full insurance will be by USPS parcel select mail and is based on 8 pounds because for safe shipping this will require a 16 x 16 outer box and packaging materials. Faster shipping is available for an extra charge. I will ship to Canada by priority mail for an additional charge. Canadian buyers should request a shipping quote if this cost concerns them.
Final Comment:I am starting this sale at $800, which I consider to be a reasonable opening offer for a signed Steuben vase of this size and in such excellent condition. There is .
I have been a qualified appraiser and dealer in art glass and decorative arts for more than 25 years in the Pacific Northwest. In my opinion, this is a very desirable piece for collectors of Carder era Steuben and art deco glass.
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