All antiques are sent as antiques (more than 100 years old) and according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection:"For U.S. Customes andd Border Protection purposes an antique must be over 100 years of age at the time of importation. Antiques classified unter heading 9706 in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) are duty-free, provided the importer has proof of the goods´age (i.e. the year of manufacture).
Vintage glass items are shipped as original sculptures and statuary, in any material (excl. over 100 years old).