Mid 1800s Redware Bowl W/yellow Wavy Design For SaleThis sale is for an early to mid 1800s redware bowl. It's got a design of nine wavy yellow slip lines on the deep pumpkin glazed surface---three short ones on each side of three long ones. Please have a good look at the pictures for the condition...lots of chips along the coggled edges, with wear and crazing on the designed surface. A few of the chips were caused by an old wire hanger used to display the bowl on a wall....looks like it hung for so long the wire cause wear on the edges. There's set-down wear to the back, but even for all its chipping, there are no cracks or splits in the clay. Measures 10.25" across and just under 2" high. Probably Pennsylvania in origin but it's unmarked. Nice old primitive. Shipped to the high buyer within five business days of receiving payment, which will include delivery confirmation and insurance. I mostly accept Paypal, but other forms of payment (cks or MOs) are OK, too. Please read the fine print below---it will explain how I run my sales---but don't hesitate to email with any questions if I haven't covered them in my 'stuff to read'. Thanks for lookin'!
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All of what I sell is old, so buyers should keep in mind that an item might have some imperfections which are normal and characteristic of old stuff. I try to catch every flaw, but I'm not perfect and can sometimes miss something. I prefer not to take returns, but will always try to work with a high buyer to resolve any issues. My sales start with a low-to-fair opening offer, which merely keeps listing fees down and in NO way means that I'm selling reproduction crap. I'm not a professional, and don't pretend to be, so I welcome "kind" comments with a smile and get rid of the rest. I don't "fluff" a description to cover any flaws, as that's messing with karma, and we all know that karma can get you at any time. I try to be easy to work with and am honest to a fault, so accusations of 'funny stuff' will land you a prime spot on my blocked buyers list. I try to give you the lowest shipping rate available, and shipping is combined whenever possible, but I won't pack cast iron with pottery, so don't even ask! Remember--I have a 5-business day window for shipping, but if I anticipate a delay, I'll let you know. PLEASE WAIT FOR AN INVOICE. Shipping discounts are given when labels are printed online, and I can pass along those discounts only if the high buyer waits for my invoice. The USPS has recently changed its PARCEL POST shipping to PARCEL SELECT, and online labels for Parcel Select only, with any discounts, won't be available until March. International offers are welcome, but anything over 4 pounds costs an arm and a leg to ship, so I'd suggest emailing for shipping charges before you offer. I normally don't refund shipping costs for returned items, but there are exceptions to every rule, and if I find I've screwed up royally, you'll get it all back. I don't buy new packing material (think RECYCLE), but will be happy to buy new supplies for anybody who wants them--just let me know and I'll add the Staples bill to your invoice. I feel I do a good packing job, but have no control over the USPS drop-and-kick method of testing secure packages, so insurance is a gotta-have. And this is so important: IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM WITH ANY PART OF OUR TRANSACTION, PLEASE EMAIL ME SO IT CAN BE RESOLVED BEFORE YOU LEAVE NEGATIVE response!!! To recap: please check the sale descriptions, don't pay till you get an invoice, ask questions and email with concerns. I love communication, check my email daily and do my best to address problems the same day I get them. Whew! Think that's about it.
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