It has two slash marks indicating it is second quality from the factory. If you feel this calculation is unfair, please send us a message. Due to item manufacturing date normal wear is to be assumed given the age. We consider pot stones, crazing, and kiln spots as such.Please see photographs for further indication of the condition of the items you are purchasing. Charlie's China considers photographs to be a part of the description of the item. We will not change the declared value on custom forms. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Decorative Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Cup & Saucers". The seller is "charlieschina" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.