Amethyst glass Moser ‘Amphora’ Vase with gilded warrior frieze
Amethyst glass Moser ‘Amphora’ Vase with gilded warrior frieze:
the classical amphora panel-cut vase on circular foot; with broad gilded frieze of colour tinted classical figures depicting the clash of the Amazons on a foliate ground. Known as ‘oroplastic’ technique.
Engraved maker’s mark to base ‘Moser’ ‘Karlsbad’, circa 1917. Design by Josef Hoffmann.
See detail photo showing two similar vases ref.4156 and 5073.