Gilt Cameo Glass "animor" Vase Ludwig Moser & Sohne Signed Rudolf Weis
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Gilt Cameo Glass "animor" Vase Ludwig Moser & Sohne Signed Rudolf Weis :
Very Rare, Art Deco Moser Cameo Oval Art Glass "Animor" Elephants Vase, signed Rudolf Wels A gilt cameo glass vase Ludwig Moser & Sohne by Rudolf WeisMarked on the bottom: Made in Czecho Slovakia, Moser KarlsbadMoser Karlsbad is marked in the thick gilding on one side under a palm tree and the other side has initials RW for artist / designer Rudolf Wels also somewhat hidden in the grass.The oval body is cameo etched & gilded with an "Animor" of mother with baby elephant on each side in the tall bush grass, birds flying overhead amongst lightly defined clouds. A number of Palm trees are amongst the elephants & grass. Beautiful overwhelming colour is gilt gold on a very dark violet, amethyst glass which looks almost black until seen with the light shining through it. This is a large vase measuring: 3/8" thick & 13 3/4" tall X 18 1/4" diameter measuring around the lower body X 14" diameter measuring around the upper body. 4 1/2" x 4 !/4" top opening. Excellent condition, no cracks or chips, light scratches on the bottom from moving around for dusting over a 90 year period. Great colour & design!Very rare important piece of Moser "Animor" art glass vase, signed RW-Rudolf