Moser Art Glass Intricately Gilded Goblet
Top portion of glass contains scrolling vines and flowers on a a gold band that is framed by a top and bottom row of white enamel beads, the rest of the bowl is decorated with an overall leaf, enameled white flowers and white bud pattern, round gold foot rim with gold leaves and white buds, finished by encirclement of a plain gold band. The dense gilded patterns on this Moser piece are said to reflect Islamic design influences.
By "The King of Glass", Moser Karlsbad, Czechoslovakia. The Moser glass factory was named after Ludwig Moser (1833-1916) and established in Karlsbad (now Karlovy Vary) in North East Bohemia in 1857. The engravers followed long established Bohemian design themes of hunts, stags and wooded landscapes, which appealed to the native population. Moser glass first became famous for the quality of their engraved decoration.
Height: 6 3/4"
Diameter or Rim: 2 3/4"
Diameter of Base: 2 3/4"
See "Moser Artistic Glass 2nd Edition" by Gary D. Baldwin, page 99, plate 58 for items with similar designs.
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Moser Art Glass Goblet