Posted 6 years ago
Alan, this post is for you in regards to the POST you had up of the "Truncated Loetz Candia Papillion Vase circa 1900". It happens to us all
Yes, Glass is a learning thing. You can not learn it all in a few months. As I bought an item that WAS not what it was. Here is some things the seller did not do:
~ Did not have pics from all angles
~ Told me it was perfect, and I had not seen one like it before so how did I know......and did not say a things about all the problems at all!!!!!!!
When I got it -- it HAD been fixed on the bottom as it must have had a chip there. What did I think it was -- Was done in the making process and something was just taken (fixed) when it was made. Also after I got it, I found out the Ends had been cut down too. I did not know that either.
So I had bought a ready flawed piece and was upset with the seller. The Seller did (finally) offer me my money back -- but it sounded like they were going to relist it again. So I told them THAT I WILL KEEP it for that fact -- so it does not come on the market again. As nobody should be fooled again.
I still have it here -- it is my learning piece, but also the fact I kept it SO it can never be sold to another unknowing Glass Person. That was MY choice to do -- rather than return it.
~ Rose ~
P.S -- It is a Fratelli Toso Art glass bowl with the label................but lots of problems /damage they did not tell or list it, or showed pics of those problems..........