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Northwood Oriental Poppy Antique Carnival Glass Complete 7 Pc. Water Set~purple For Sale
THANK YOU FOR STOPPING BY AND WELCOME TO MY sale! I ESPECIALLY WANT TO THANK THE REPEAT BUYERS. I GREATLY APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS, LOYALTY AND COMMUNICATION OVER THE YEARS!IT IS MY HOPE THAT YOU ALWAYS ENJOY THE ON-LINE sale EXPERIENCE AND CONTINUE TO COME BACK OFTEN. MY sales ARE ALWAYS sales, HAVE BEEN FOR YEARS, THE WAY sales SHOULD BE. SOPLEASE ENJOY AND HAVEFUN WITH THEM!
This is POPPYComplete 7 Piece Water Set consisting of a Water Tankardand 6 Tumblers made in the early1900's. The Base Glass color is PURPLE.Here is an opportunity to own a gorgeous, complete Water Set in this highlydesirablepattern and base glass color.These sets are tough to find with iridescent splendor this fine.As the photographs show...this Ultra Colorful setdisplays Striking Rainbow Multi-Color iridescence throughout with ELECTRIC Blue and Purple iridescent highlights making it really stand out on display. Each and every piece displays Vibrant, Rich iridescent color!The Tankard is the very finest of examples...absolutely extraordinary...every side, every panel is visually stunning...it is HOT!!! The set displays deluxe iridescent splendor overall.You would be hard pressed to ever find a more exquisite setanywhere, anytime.Please see the photographs and enjoy. I have showed you as many angles and iridescent featuresof this lovelysetas I could cram into twelve photos.Dark areas are shadows or reflections only.If you fancy the very colorful pieceswith thefinest iridescent qualities...look this gorgeous setover and give itserious consideration.It is an impressive, high qualityAntique Northwood set to admire and enjoy on display.None of the pieces are marked on this set.It has been well documented that Northwood didn't mark 1/2 the pieces they manufactured. The tankards in this pattern were never marked. I have owned at least 2 dozen in various colors over the years and I have never seen one that was. It is a fine, fine Antique Northwood set...Antique Northwood at itsVERYfinest.It isevery bit as strikingas the photos show. My photos are taken outside in natural indirect sunlight. Inever use a flash or props. I never enhance photos, never have, never will. I aim to show you the best iridescent color the piece offers. If the piece looks awesome in the photos...that is because...it is! What you see is what you will get!
The Water Tankard is13 3/8 inches tall. 7 1/2 inches wide including thehandle. The tumblers are4 inches tall. 3 1/8 inches
BASE GLASS COLOR:
There are NOCHIPS, CRACKS or REPAIRSon thisGorgeous,Ultra Colorful, ElegantNorthwood Complete Water Set.An absolutely Exquisiteset of Antiqueglass!
THE BASE:The mold seams are barely there to the touch...nice and smooth.I can make out just very lightshelf wear on the bottoms of the bases of thesepieces...very common for this antique glass and nothing uncommon on any of these pieces.Each piecesits flat andlevel on a flat surface.
THE INTERIOR:The interiorsurfaces of thesepieces are clean and average condition!
THE EXTERIOR:I can't make out any wear on the exteriors of any of these pieces. Absolutely STUNNINGiridescent qualities on each and every piece...the iridescence on the Tankard is OFF THE CHARTS TOP SHELF! As stunning a piece as you could ever hope to find. The tumblers compliment it nicely!FAR, FAR above average in condition and iridescent splendor!
THE EDGE:The Edge Treatment on the pieces are allwell done.The pieceswereall well formed...the handle and spout on theWater Tankardwere both well formed...the handle straight.The photographs show howwell the sethas been maintained over the last 100 years.A truly extraordinary, ultra and an exquisitesetof this century old
That is all I can find on thisAbsolutely Gorgeous Antique Northwood Complete 7 Piece Water Set.An thishighly glass color.The setdisplays ultra fine,ultra colorfulvisual characteristics throughout with Electric highlights.The condition is outstanding as well matching the deluxe iridescence. Thisbeautiful setwill certainly enhance anydisplay...its a opportunityto own a Grandexample with Premium color inPremium condition. Obviously it has been taken care ofwell by the previous owners...kept as a show case setfor certain.Please look over those photos again. It is everybit as visually stunningas it looks.
I have been selling antiques on a long time. You may note that mysale format is very plain...I fully intendit to be that way, no glitz and glamour. I am an antique enthusiast and collector of old glass and pottery...I find it completelyfascinating. I'm selling fine antiques...not me. The historical pieces I sell are part of our history, as a country, and made right here in the good ole' USA unless I state otherwise. They represent a time when America made things, great things...before it was popular to sell this country out! Imagine...made in the USA...what a concept! They areawesome all by themselves...no glitz and glamour isneeded to promote them...the photographs say it all! Please enjoy the many photos and detailed descriptions...in my opinion...nothing else needs to be done or said. You will find my descriptions much more detailed than you will get at any public sale...guaranteed! I do my best to point out damage or wear issues with the pieces I offer.I'm not perfect...but I am honest. True antique glass always has some manufacturing marks. It was made a century ago and mass produced...cheaply...well before quality was an idea. Well before Cell Phones, Computers or any technology at all. It is hard for people to comprehend that today, but it is fact. People still went to the corner drug store to use the phone! Imagine! The working conditions were unbearable by today's standards, yet the hard working American's of this era produced some of the most amazing items ever made. Manufacturing marks within the glass are part of the charm of this period in time. If there is a manufacturing mark that is out of the ordinary...such as excessive, contained,bubbles throughoutthe glass or a manufacturing heat check...I will mention it. Normal manufacturing marks such as straw marks, stretch marks, enclosed bubbles, light tool marks, though, will not be mentioned and should certainly be anticipated. Look over the many photos provided. Please educate yourself about the items you are buying and ask questions while the sale is in progress. If typical manufacturing marks bother you...please ask questions up front! I will readily answer questions as diligently as I can.
It is always a great idea to educate yourself about the antiques you are interested in purchasing before you buy from me or anyone else. It will further your appreciation and hone your interest. For Carnival Glass....I highly recommend David Doty's Carnival Glass Website. I also find his Field Guides extremely helpful if you can find them, there are several. They are the best guide to learning patterns, especially the 2000 updated version. Even used...they are well worth the money. I also recommend Edwards and Carwile's Carnival Glass Encyclopedia...there are several editions published. They cover the widest array of patterns of any guide I have seen and the text is excellent. The Mordini sale Price guide is also extremely useful. There are other very worthy materials out there that will help you learn and grow, as well as numerous clubs and organizations.
I ship USPS Priority exclusively and I usually ship only on Saturdays and Mondays. I use premium ONE INCH bubble wrap (not the cheap 1/4 inch) and foam peanuts to package the pieces exclusively. I take great pride in packaging these wonderful pieces of history VERY well...like they deserve to be packaged and I like them packaged for me. I do apply a small handling fee to the Shipping Cost. I greatly apologize, but Shipping supplies are NOT cheap. Running sales doesn't mean I make money. I never know how an item will sell. I can't afford to take losses on items (which happens) AND pay for Shipping Materials. In order to maintain the sale format that many of you have told me repeatedly that you greatly appreciate...I must make sure Shipping Supplies are covered. SHIPPING INSURANCE IS INCLUDED IN THIS FEEin the unlikely event it is damaged in transit. My goal, however, is to NEVER have a damaged piece of glass...EVER! My response comments prove my diligence in that regard.
YOU BET! I always combine shipping costs on multiple purchases whenever I feel I can do so safely with no possible harm to the pieces!!! I also discount shipping for repeat buyers whenever I can, significantly if possible, up to and including Free Shipping. Running sales do not always allow me to do that...sometimes I lose money and can't...but if I can...for repeat buyers I certainly will! I don't advertise it...I just do it when I send the invoice. It is my way of saying THANK YOU!
All purchases are considered final. I run 7 to 10 day sales with plenty of photos, text and lots of time for questions if needed. I will accept returns if I have obviously misrepresented an item and I agree that I have. I will refund the original Purchase Price and the original Shipping Cost only.