This is a Bohemian art glass vase. The maker is Moser and the vase is signed on the bottom Moser. The date is circa 1890 to 1910.
There are light glares in the photos.
The vase is 7 5/8" high and 6" wide at the lower belly.
The glass is a smoky gray color. The shape is slightly bulbous, wider at the bottom, and narrower at the top. There are two applied tear drops, one on each side, with a berry prunt on the top of each tear drop.
The front of the vase has two applied glass fish, meaning the fish are raised on the glass. The detailing of the fish is exceptional, which you can see if you look at the close-up photos. The fish show detail down to the scales and the beady eyes. Seaweed is hand enameled in pink, green and orange, with more detailing by hand painting that shows depth and texture. The back of the vase has one frond of greenery, again hand painted in enamel.
The rim of the vase is polished flat. The inside is beveled slightly and the outside is beveled wider. Gold trim is on the rim. Another band of gold trim is around the base. The gold trim on the rim shows some wear due to rubbing and age.
The pontil is round, polished and indented. There are scratches and age wear on the bottom.
The signature of "Moser" is etched on the bottom in small script. I show a close-up photo of the signature.
There are no chips, nicks or cracks.
For the collector of Moser glass, the vase is instantly recognized as Moser due to 1) the applied fish, 2) the high quality of the hand enameling, 3) the color of the glass, 4) the fact that the rim is slightly beveled on the inside and wider beveled on the outside and 5) the signature on the bottom of the vase.
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