Demitasse cup and saucer
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Moser Glass Demitasse Set

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Moser Glass Demitasse Set of Eight Cups and Saucers

DESCRIPTION  The items in this set are wonderful examples of the quality craftmanship that has been long been associated with Moser glass ware. The cups and saucers are cranberry colored  hand blown glass with ground pontils and in excellent condition. They feature multi-colored hand painted enameling on gold on both cup and plate. The handles of the cups are applied gold.

Founded in 1857, Moser boasts a long tradition of superior artistic and technical standards in lead-free crystal. The quality of the crystal and perfection of Moser’s hand cutting, engraving, gilding and brilliant colors are unsurpassed by any contemporary glass or crystal company in the world.

Created by Ludwig Moser and Sons, the line originated as an engraving studio in the spa town of Karlsbad, located in Bohemia (now the Czech Republic, a region with deep roots in superior glass making. During the 19th and early 20th centuries, Moser developed its now famous technically perfect crystal production, employing a unique formula for producing a substance as hard as rock and as brilliant as lead crystal – but without using a trace of lead. The composition is very suitable for Moser’s marvelous engravings is ecologically sound and remains free of all concerns associated with lead.

Moser’s innovative techniques in cutting, engraving and coloring quickly won the line great acclaim at many prestigious international art exhibitions. Soon Moser became the proud possession or royalty, heads of state and well-known personalities throughout the world, an esteemed reputation that has held fast and continues to grow in the 21st century.

Today Moser produces a wide range of stein and barware, hollowware, accessories, giftware and art glass, all showcasing the superior quality, innovation and remarkable artistic expression for which the line has long been recognized.

CONDITION   Very Good

ORIGIN           Czechoslovakia

YEAR              1880