Bohemian Glass Wine Goblets, ca. 1900
Well, there are 12 goblets that were passed down through my family to me, and came out of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Did your family do any traveling?
Well, I think they went to Europe several times.
But not any time lately.
Okay. Well, I have a feeling that they may have been in Europe during the latter part of the 19th century or the early part of the 20th century, because that's about when, from when these glasses date. I'm really bowled over by them, because to have a complete set of 12 in just perfect condition is very unusual. And in the original fitted box.
Right, I thought that was neat, too.
It's really spectacular. It's my belief that these were made in Bohemia. Most likely, they were made by a company named Moser. They did the finest work, this beautiful enameling that you see both on the goblet and on the foot. The problem with actually identifying these is that there were a lot of other companies that were working in the area at the time. Moser is the most famous, and they're considered to be the best. If they're not Moser, I would value them on a retail basis at $300 apiece, and if they are Moser, they could have as much value as $500 apiece.
So we're talking a range from anywhere from $3,600 to $6,000. They're very beautiful. And it was great seeing them, and I just, my eyes just popped out of my head when I saw them.
Well, thank you.
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