ANTIQUE 1870's JOSEF AHNE LARGE PORTRAIT VASE MINT NR!
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Offered is a STUNNING 1870's SIGNED HANDPAINTED JOSEF AHNE 11" (tall) by 18" (diameter...measurement around the middle) PORTRAIT VASE WITH GOLD RIMS IN NEAR MINT CONDITION. I SEE NO NICKS, CHIPS, CRAZING, OR RESTORATIONS. JOSEF AHNE AND SONS GUSTAV AND THEODOR FORMED THE GERMAN AHNE FAMILY IN THE LATE 19th CENTURY QUITE FAMOUS FOR THEIR GORGEOUS PAINTINGS ON GLASS AND PORCELAIN. EVEN MORE REMARKABLE, I HAVE A "BROTHER" VASE ON A CURRENTLY-RUNNING AUCTION...JUST AS BEAUTIFUL BUT WITH A MALE SUBJECT. THIS VASE HAS BEEN APPRAISED FOR SEVERAL HUNDRED DOLLARS, AND AHNE PIECES NOT NEARLY AS LARGE AND LOVELY HAVE BEEN GOING ON eBAY FOR BETWEEN $400.00-$600.00. THE UNDERSIDE HAS "4". REMEMBER, I AM STARTING THIS AUCTION AT 99 CENTS WITH NO RESERVE! Please note: I render feedback after I have received feedback from the winning bidder. That way, I know that the package has arrived safely and that the buyer is satisfied with the item. SHIPPING AND HANDLING CHARGE REFLECTS THE FRAGILITY OF THIS OFFERING. SHIPPING IN USA IS VIA PRIORITY MAIL WITH DELIVERY CONFIRMATION= $20.00 . OPTIONAL INSURANCE= $4.50. OUTSIDE THE USA MUST PAY VIA PAYPAL ONLY! T ARE NO EXCEPTIONS WHATSOEVER! SHIPPING OUTSIDE OF THE USA REQUIRES ADDITIONAL CHARGES. PAYMENT IS DUE IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE AUCTION CLOSES. PLEASE BID ONLY IF YOU ARE PREPARED TO REMIT IMMEDIATELY AFTER ... read more