ANTIQUE 19thC BOHEMIAN MOSER BLUE CABOCHON GOLD GILT GOBLET WINE DRINKING GLASS. A magnificent Bohemian glass goblet with sapphire blue cabochon panels and gilded detail, unsigned but attributed to the famous Moser Glashutte, dating to the late 19th century, circa 1890. The substantial hand blown glass has a wide cut bowl, and a ten sided faceted knobed stem standing on a stepped petaled foot with star cut base. The whole surface of the glass is painted in gold gilt with alternating panels of tiny flower heads, and naturalistic filigree accents, between cabochon panels of overlaid blue glass. The original company of Ludwig Moser & Söhne was founded in 1857 by Ludwig Moser in Karlsbad, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
At the Vienna International Exhibition of 1873 he was awarded a medal for merit and that same year he was appointed the exclusive supplier of glass to the Emperor Franz Joseph I. He would win numerous other awards in the coming years, including medals at the World Exhibitions in Paris in 1879, 1889 and 1900, and the World Exhibition in Chicago in 1893. In 1893 Ludwig took over a glass factory in Meierhofen bei Karlsbad and created a full service glassworks employing 400 people under the name of Karlsbaderglasindustrie Gesellschaft Ludwig Moser & Söhne where his sons Gustav and Rudolf also worked. Width bowl: 3 3/4 inches.In very good antique condition, without damage or restoration, just some light wear to the gold gilt at the rim and top of the stem and expected wear to the base. Any new item will be unused. The box or packaging may show substantial wear from storage, but the item inside will be new. The pictures are the biggest part of the description. The last two digits in our item title are simply a personal inventory number. The item "ANTIQUE 19thC BOHEMIAN MOSER BLUE CABOCHON GOLD GILT GOBLET WINE GLASS SFD" is in sale since Friday, August 3, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Glass\Other Antique Glass". The seller is "cbmtreasuresfound" and is located in Coupland, Texas.
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