Amethyst Moser cut glass flared Vase with gilded warrior frieze

Amethyst Moser cut glass flared Vase with gilded warrior frieze

Amethyst Moser cut glass flared Vase with gilded warrior frieze

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Amethyst Moser cut glass flared Vase with gilded warrior frieze:
flared facet-cut vase with broad gilded frieze of classical figures on a foliate ground. Known as ‘oroplastic’ technique.
Engraved maker’s mark to base ‘Moser’ ‘Karlsbad’, circa 1920s.
See detail photo with vases ref.4948 and 5073.

Height:9"-24.5cm
Width:4"-107.5cm

Moser, Ludwig

Ludwig Moser (1833-1916), a Bohemian glass-producer and engraver who established a glassworks in 1857. Produced enamelled, engraved and gilt-decorated cased glass in the 1890s and came under the influence of Art Nouveau in 1900.

gilded, gilt

A very thin layer of gold applied to brass or bronze.

foliate

This word is often used of decoration in our descriptions and means leafy.

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