A fine pair of of shaft and gourd cranberry glass vases with knopped middle sections and short round plinth bases. The vases are decorated with raised white enamel leaf sprigs and berry clusters, the leaves are infilled with gilt and embellished with patterns of tiny blue coralene beads, the gilt surface is covered with minute transparent enamel droplets. The lower sections of the vases are masterfully hand enamelled in white with woodland scenes and mountains beyond. The rims have gilded and white beaded bands, the knops have gilded and beaded bands as well as white enamel links, the bases have gilded rings. Condition: stand wear to the under-base; light rubbing to the decoration, mostly the gilt; light age and use wear; one vase slightly darker in colour than the other; nothing further found. Circa 1910-20, often attributed to Moser. See "Moser Artistic Glass, Edition Two", Gary D. Baldwin, Glass Press 1997. Article measured in centimetres and rounded to the nearest quarter inch. Height 25cm/9.75in, Circa body diameter 12cm/4.75in.
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