I can not be held responsible for the sudden deterioration. The merchandise travels at the buyer's risk. 2 if you consider a more secure shipment (recommended, insurance), contact me for terms and conditions; 3 I strongly advise you, especially if you know your fragile object, to open the package in front of the postman.In the event of damage found, you will have a recourse; 4 most of my objects are "out of the attic\I present them for sale as is. I do however pay the utmost attention to the description. Following abuses and evident attitudes of bad faith, there will be no more reimbursement from me. Thank you for your understanding ; 5 I am always at your disposal for photos or additional information. The item "old soup pot, pewter soup tureen of the eighteenth century folk art" is on sale since Tuesday, April 8, 2014. It is in the category "art, antiquities \ objects of the nineteenth and before". The salesman is "le_grenier_a_cel" and is located in la frette, rhône-alpes. This item can be shipped anywhere in the world.