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Rare Antique Berlin Kpm Pierced Reticulated Bowl, Painted Birds, C1780, 18th C For Sale
Please note that items are usually dispatched within 10 working days, generally on the next TUESDAY or WEDNESDAY following cleared payment (7 OR 8 DAYS AFTER THE sale). If this constitutes a problem for you, please let me know via the messaging facility (not email) before offerding and I will try to help. Please be aware that I can usually only post once a week! Please also make sure you agree with these terms, and with the P&P price quoted, before offerding. Overseas packages under 2kgs are usually posted using ISF Registered Airmail, including insurance. This costs £7.90 on top of the normal airmail price; but it is worth the extra cost for safety. Items under £20 in value may be shipped via basic Airmail.
FOR sale HEREIS A SUPERB QUALITY BERLIN KPM BASKET. THIS EXQUISITE PIECE, WHICH WAS DESIGNED BY FRIEDRICH ELIAS MEYER IN 1767, DATES TO AROUND 1780. IT IS MARKED WITH AN UNDERGLAZE BLUE SCEPTRE MARK OF THE PERIOD (PLEASE SEE PHOTO BELOW).
THE BOWL IS RETICULATED, WITH MOULDED FORGET-ME-NOTS TO THE EXTERIOR. IT IS FABULOUSLY PAINTED WITH EXOTIC BIRDS, PEACOCKS AND GOLDEN PHEASANTS TO THE INTERIOR AND WITH FLOWERS AND FORGET-ME-NOTS (VERGISSMEINNICHTBLUTEN) TO THE EXTERIOR. THIS IS A SUPERIOR-QUALITY WORK OF ART! THE BOWL MEASURES 7 1/2 INCHES IN DIAMETER. IT IS IN EXCELLENT ANTIQUE CONDITION. PLEASE SEE ALL PHOTOS FOR SHIP SAFELY WORLDWIDE - PLEASE SEE MY response!
**IMPORTANT** PLEASE SIGN "UNCHECKED" ON DELIVERY OF YOUR PACKAGE! FAILURE TO DO THIS MAY AFFECT ANY COMPENSATION CLAIM. THANK YOU
PAYMENT: OVERSEAS BUYERS; PAYPAL ONLY PLEASE!! NO MONEY ORDERS OR FOREIGN BANK DRAFTS. UK BUYERS; Paypal, credit or debit card (via PAYPAL), UK personal cheque or postal order. If postal orders are crossed, they can't be cashed immediately and must be paid into a bank. NO MONEY ORDERS OR FOREIGN BANK DRAFTS.
UK POSTAGE: All shipping is via some form of Registered Post. All items are securely packed. UK Postage is via First Class Recorded or Special Delivery. Recorded items are insured only up to £46 in value. Please use Special Delivery option for more valuable items. Insurance up to £500 is included with Special Delivery price.
IMPORTANT: SPECIAL DELIVERY DOES NOT MEAN NEXT DAY DELIVERY - THIS POSTAL METHOD IS USED BECAUSE OF THE LEVEL OF INSURANCE AVAILABLE FOR ANTIQUE ITEMS, NOT FOR SPEED OF RECEIPT. Items are usually dispatched within 10 days of cleared payment, generally on the NEXT TUESDAY OR WEDNESDAY following. Please don't be annoyed by any delay in dispatching, as I have done my best to make you aware of the timescale. Please make sure you agree with these terms, and with the P&P price quoted, before offerding..
INTERNATIONAL POSTAGE:I will post worldwide, using International Signed For (Airmail), Airsure or COURIER (for heavier items). I will not post by Surface or unregistered Airmail, please don't ask! I use large bubble and strong boxes to pack. PLEASE NOTE: COURIERED packages of ceramics/glass/ antiques cannot at present be insured for damage.
I use large bubble & new sturdy, double-walled boxes to pack, which may be heavier than normal boxes (and therefore a bit more costly more to ship), but offer a much greater degree of protection for fragile items.