Seller: setonyou (3,796) 99.3%, Location: Victoria, British Columbia, Ships to: CA & many other countries, Item: 372225938014 This auction is for an Antique Opaline Hand Blown Glass Vase. The Vase, which measures approximately 9 inches tall, has a snake wrapped around it's neck and the remains of 4 what I believe were Hand Painted Flowers as well as a very small amount of gilding around the belt of the vase. The vase has an open pontile. The vase is in good condition with no chips, cracks or repairs other than a small portion of the tail of the snake is missing - please see close-up photo. Please see my other items! GENERAL AUCTION LISTING TERMS & CONDITIONS: PLEASE NOTE: None of us like paying shipping costs; unfortunately it is a necessary evil in the world of internet sales and with the latest surcharges due to the increase in OIL prices and new labour settlements, the costs for shipping are up considerably from even 1 YEAR ago, but please note, we DO NOT make any money on shipping - we only charge for CANADA POST SHIPPING RATES plus the cost of packing materials (peanuts, bubblewrap and box) – with NO HANDLING CHARGE - For all buyers outside of Canada PLEASE KEEP IN MIND that this will be INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING which is MORE EXPENSIVE than your domestic shipping and due to possible CUSTOMS Clearance Delays and the extra DISTANCE for the parcel to Travel - the Delivery will normally take LONGER THAN FOR DOMESTIC SHIPPING - for shipping costs please see the shipping quote as shown in the listing. Canadian residents must pay appropriate taxes - all other buyers are exempt these taxes. I will combine shipping on more than one item if safe packing will allow for it. Payment must be made within one week from end of auction. We try to identify the maker, composition and age of the items we sell; however, we are by no means experts in any field and this information is based solely on our general knowledge & opinions & bidders will have the final responsibility in determining the same - so PLEASE email BEFORE you bid if you need clarification on any items. Any local customs or duty costs are the responsibility of the buyer. Please keep in mind that you are bidding on used and vintage items. We will disclose any damage or defect that is not consistent with what should be expected with normal wear, and will always disclose any chips, breaks, repairs, etc. that we believe affect the usability and value of the piece over and above normal wear for the age of the item; however, we are human and as such can make mistakes - if we have made a mistake, please contact us and we will work with you to fix the problem Items are shipped from a smoke-free home. Please see above for acceptable payment methods. RETURN POLICY We only accept returns for items which we have made a material error in the description of the item. This is VERY IMPORTANT - all returned items MUST be returned via Standard Postal Service NOT FedEx or USP - plus all returns MUST have an authorization number. Thank You & Good Luck! Condition: good condition with no chips, cracks or repairs other than a small portion of the tail of the snake is missing and there is considerable wear to the Hand Painted Flowers as well as a very small amount of gilding around the belt of the vase.