Engraved Glass Spa Carafe c1850

£250.00 $307.65 Product Code: 2019052710

Date & Origin 

Bohemia, c1850 period of Francis Joseph I.

Condition

Excellent, age-related wear as shown. 

Dimensions 

Height: 16.3cm   Diameter: 12.7cm.

Weight

305 grams

Technical Description 

A Bohemian glass spa carafe. A shaft and globe form decorated with three cartouches surrounded with flowers. Each cartouche contains an exceptional engraving of a place of interest in Bohemia (now Austria and Czechia) including The Kurhaus in Karlsbad and Schonbrunn Palace. 

Some of the finest engraving we have seen on any glassware in recent years.

Historical Relevance

Handcrafted around the time Richard Wagner's opera Lohengrin premiered in Weimar under the direction of Franz Liszt.

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