3 RARE RICHARD EVETT BISHOP SGND CRYSTAL ETCHED GLASS
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Sold Date: 07/18/2009
Channel: Online Auction
Up for auction is a rare, hard to find vintage set of three sherry crystal glasses. All three are signed Richard E. Bishop (1887-1975) and have an etched pattern of three birds (canvas back ducks?) in flight with a spray of marshland weeds along the bottom of the bowl. I have found glasses with colorful birds or foxes but not etched figures. Richard Evett Bishop is a well listed renowned American game bird artist, author, conservationist and designer of the Third Federal Duck stamp. 50 some years ago his most famous bird etchings were fired on glassware and china. His artwork are in museums nationwide. His fine crystal were presented to dignitaries, heads of states and royalty.Don't miss the chance to own crystal fit for a king or queen. Each glass is free of cracks, chips or discoloration. Just some light normal wear pattern (teeny scratches) to the underside. T is a high pitch tone to the crystal when gently tapped. I have taken pictures with the flash on and off. A ny white or bright spots were caused by the camera flash. The dimensions are almost 2 and 1/4" across the top by 3 and 1/2" tall. Item will be bubble wrapped, boxed, packed with styrofoam peanuts and shipped USPS priority flat rate mail with delivery confirmation. First class shipping overseas. Please email any questions in case I forgot something. Visit my other auctions for more vintage treasures. I ship within 5 days after payment has cleared.Contact me with any concerns. I'm very easy to work with. Insurance is optional but seller isn't responsible for items lost or damaged while in transit.Insurance cost varies depending on the end of auction price,the cost will show on the invoice. Please wait for me to send an invoice instead of using checkout if you require insurance so the correct insurance coverage amount will be charged. I pack using professional materials. A tracking number is always used for shipping in the USA. International bidders tracking and insurance is only provided when shipping USPS priority mail. The cost is much more than first class shipping. Email me for shipping cost.Winning bidder email any questions or comments through ebay. Refunds are given only if item is grossly misrepresented. Return shipping is to be paid for by the customer. Many thanks!
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