For your consideration is a stunning 8-Pc ANTIQUE MOSER CRANBERRY CABOCHON HAND-BLOWN GOBLET WINE GLASS SET. These handsome goblets are decorated with eight cranberry cabochon panels around the bowl interspersed with a fine gilt pattern and supported by a tapered, 8-sided faceted stem, each side of which is detailed with an intricate, alternating gilt pattern.The stem is mounted on a scalloped pedestal base with tapered gilded edge. The goblets measure approximately 5-5/8"(14.3cm) tall, 1-3/4"(4.4cm) diameter across the mouth and 2-1/2(6.4cm) diameter at the base, and they are substantial, weighing approximately 7-3/4oz. Note as these are hand made there are very subtle variations in size, weight and proportion. Extremely difficult to discern but the underside of at least four goblets are gilt-numbered within the glass e.
Condition of these goblets is superb - seemingly unused! 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 glass works employing 400 people under the name of Karlsbaderglasindustrie Gesellschaft Ludwig Moser & Söhne where his sons Gustav and Rudolf also worked. Other pics available upon request. Exquisite and somewhat rare to find in an eight-piece set. The item "SET 8 ANTIQUE 19thC MOSER BOHEMIAN GILT CRANBERRY CABOCHON WINE GOBLETS GLASS" is in sale since Monday, March 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Glass\Stemware".
The seller is "fine-eclectic" and is located in Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.