Menuet

hand painted and gilded vase

  • The unique 70 cm tall Menuet vase has both floral ornamentation painted with coloured enamels and gold and on the front there is a hand-painted couple of a young man and a girl in Renaissance clothing. The vase’s surface is decorated with twigs with oak leaves and acorn reliefs glued on between which are insect motifs. The vase is an exact replica of a Moser Glassworks vase made in 1885 and one historical item is stored in the Passauer Glasmuseum.
  • In 1878 Ludwig Moser, Moser Glassworks' founder, obtained an Austro-Hungarian privilege for the special manner of decoration using relief enamel paints and gold. The same technique is used on this vase.
  • hand blown of ecologically friendly lead-free crystal
  • hand cut and hand polished to a high gloss
  • hand painted
  • hand gilded with 24 K gold
  • gold is hand polished to a high gloss
  • the vase bears the Moser logo, is signed by the author and numbered and signed Certificate of Authenticity is provided
  • Product number: 3184
Year of creation: 1885
Limited edition 20
Creator: Jan Janecký
Height 70 cm
27.6 inch

Creator of the piece

Jan Janecký

An artist, teacher and glass painting specialist. He focuses not only on complicated hand paintings on unique Moser products but also on the complex art of restoring stained glass and demanding painting applications in architecture.

The secrets of work by hand

Crystal with tradition from 1857

Each and every Moser art piece requires hours, days, weeks and often months of hand processing in the hands of our master glassmakers. The secrets of glassmaking are traditionally passed down from generation to generation. Becoming a master glassmaker requires years of practice, a great deal of talent and considerable strength: – the glassmaker must hold vases or bowls weighing tens of kilograms while they work.

Hand-blown using environmentally-friendly lead-free

Hand-cut and polished to truly shine

Hand-gilded with
24 carat gold

Hand-painted and engraved