Condition is previously owned but excellent as shown. The vase top and bottom have tarnish due to being silver. Japanese silver is like sterling silver from 90% to 95%. I do not know the actually composition or silver content. Please review the pictures, description and ask all the necessary questions before purchasing this item as all sales are final!This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Vases". The seller is "mizliz1984" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.