R Lalique Cire Perdue Wasp Vase by Rene Lalique

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Purchase Checklist - Updated September 24, 2008

Does the piece look right and in proportion?

Photos
Measurements

Damage

Cracks
Chips
Bruises (cloudy spots from an impact)
Missing parts or pieces

Repairs
Polishing
Assembly (marriage of different pieces)
Signature
Defects

Holes or filled holes
Globs of extra glass
Even edge shape or finish to rim or base
Sits level
Flat spots where they shouldn't be
Entire object present
Press or mold lines/wandering lines
Bubbles
Inclusions in the glass
Uneven color
Abnormally thin glass or large variation in glass thickness
Krizzlling (shiny sparkling as if a lot of little scratches) and is it like that purposeful
Poor quality of molding
Vase rim or base out of round (on the outside)
Base of object not proper shape (out of round or square or ?)

Auction

Time of Auction
Premium
Taxes
Phone Bid Set Up
Bidding Chart
Payment Method and any surcharges or discounts for various types
Return Policy
Export LIcense
Export Invoice
Import Status and Duties

Shipping

Choose a Shipper
Cost
Method of Transport
Packing/Box requirements
Payment Method
Time in Transit
Export Documents
Door to door

 

Note that the information and ideas in this Purchase Checklist are given free of charge and without warranty or representation. Every purchase comprises different circumstances and it is the responsibility of every buyer to fully check out any potential purchase and all issues that may effect the purchase. Basically, this is free checklist and not a guarantee!

 

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