THIS IS A RARE FIND. THIS SEA SHELL CHIP AND DIP BOWL IS A VINTAGE FITZ & FLOYD BOWL MADE IN JAPAN. I BELIEVE IT IS FROM 1976, BUT MY ROMAN NUMBER DECODING IS RUSTY. THE BOTTOM OF THE BOWL READS AS FOLLOWS; (FITZ AND FLOYD, INC. MCMLXXVI).THE COLORS ARE LIGHT AND AN EVEN LIGHTER PINK, WHITE, AND THIN STRIPES OF GRAY. THE INSIDE OF THE CHIP AND DIP BOWLS HAVE DEEP LINES JUST LIKE THE INSIDE OF A CLAM SHELL WOULD HAVE. THE CHIP AND DIP BOWL ARE CONNECTED TO EACH OTHER AND DO NOT COME APART. T IS A GLAZE WASH ON THIS PIECE AND IT SHOWS DRIPS IN SOME AREAS. THE BACK HAS THE SYMBOL (FF) INTENTED IN THE PIECE. THE LARGE BOWL IS 11 1/2" LONG x 11 1/2" WIDE x 3 1/2" DEEP. THE DIP BOWL IS 6" LONG x 4 3/4" WIDE x 2 1/2" DEEP. T IS NO DAMAGE TO THIS PIECE. Shipping will be a flat $9.95 + 1.65 FOR INSURANCE in the US. The item will be shipped within 4 business days of payment clearing the pay pal process, or when US Postal Money Order is received. Insurance is optional, but recommended. I package all items extremely well. Just look at my feedback. I will not be held liable if the buyer chooses not to purchase insurance. I prefer pay pal, but will accept only UNITED STATES POSTAL MONEY ORDERS as an alternative payment. The item will not be shipped until payment is recieved, and it will be the buyers responsibility to notify me at auctions close that they intend to send a postal money order. All payments or notification of intent to send a US Postal Money Order are due within 7 business days of close of auction. Please email me with any and all questions and happy ebay shopping. Thank you for taking the time to review my listings. Check out my other items !