For centuries the Irish have been supreme artists in glass. It is one of the great traditions in the realm of art, a tradition founded on patient and meticulous hand craftsmanship. The skill of Irish hands is only part of the story - there is also an uncanny power in those hands to impart something magical to glass. And in all of Ireland, no hands have been more patient, more meticulous, or more blessed with the elusive powers of art than the hands of Waterford crystal's craftsmen.This beautiful set has been lovingly cared after by a Waterford collector who brought it directly to. The US from Ireland many years ago when the quality of Waterford crystal was superior.
I cannot find the signature, (the acid etched processed was introduced in 1980's), after contacting Waterford directly this is the information that I have. This piece is known as a. And may be marked with a. This indicates that this is an exact reproduction of authentic old Waterford Designs.It is not the Hibernia pattern but very similar. It did not have a pattern name only an Item code as follows. It is a Beautiful example of Waterford Craftsmanship and do enjoy owning it. In relation to reproduction, it means that when Waterford started in 1783 they made a few statement pieces. When the factory reopened in the 1950s they used these old designs and made the same pieces an exact reproduction of authentic old Waterford Designs. One of our Master Craftsman has advised that the piece is an early 60s. If you require further assistance please do not hesitate to contact me. Now whether this bowl could possibly be a very early Waterford original or. A later made version of the Period Piece in the 60's is not known. N my opinion it appears to be the later. The bowl is in very good preowned condition, there is a tiny flake/nip (see last picture). On one of the vertical indents of a fan line, a light surface scratch inside the bowl, and. Naturally some wear expected from the age of this set. It displays beautifully and one would. Have to really inspect to notice the above mentioned. The centerpiece stands 12" tall and 11" diameter, and weighs 7.5 pounds unpacked. My aplogies for the reflections. ALSO that all items in my shop are of vintage or antique condition. They have often been used for many years and can have normal signs of wear. I will reflect any damage, repairs or heavy wear in the item description but some.
Minor scratches, nicks and stains can be normal for antique & vintage items and need to be taken into account. I describe as I see it. My GUARANTEE: I will always list and describe (and answer questions) about my items with 100% honesty (good, bad and ugly). All items are professionally packed. I work very hard everyday.
To provide accurate listings, multiple photographs, careful packaging. These items are 100 years old in most cases, most have been used, we would hope that one. Who is collecting understands that old glass, porcelain and artisan wares were not.
Manufactured with the sophisticated technology that we have today, such as the. Process of cookie cutting manufacturing, therefore there may be glaze pops, black pin dots, and minor factory flaws. Please remember also that glass from the American Brilliant Period is that, it is of the late 1800's to. Early 1900's, and would show light signs of use as you would want to find, consistent with age.I hope that you may prefer to own such beautiful rare articles such as those that are offered. Here in my store, a piece of the past which makes your collection unique. Please contact me if you have any questions regarding this or any other item I have listed. My philosophy is the customer comes first. If your item arrives damaged or not to your expectation or that I somehow overlooked something please contact me immediately to give me the opportunity to address your issue. (It happens as we are human and do make mistakes). Buyers that need to return an item, must request my permission first, as there may be serious delays without pre-approval. Please contact me within 3 days of receipt of. Please contact me if you have any questions regarding this or any other item we have listed. Economic or trade sanctions including OFAC Restricted Countries. The item "WATERFORD PERIOD PIECE CRYSTAL 2 PIECE CENTERPIECE PUNCH BOWL IRELAND" is in sale since Wednesday, November 14, 2018.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Waterford". The seller is "caycat52" and is located in Totowa, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.