Rare Trophy Vase by Friedrich Spahr

Rare Trophy Vase by Friedrich Spahr

Code: OWA3042

£695.00 Approx $865.5, €810.97

Stock Number: – OWA3042

Date: - Circa 1930

Materials: –  Probably Jean Beck Glass & Pure Silver Overlay from the Schwåbisch Gmünd silver studios of Friedrich Deusch

Country of Origin: – Germany 

Description: – An exceptional deep blue glass vase decorated with an intricate, ornate Persian-inspired floral design in thick silver overlay. This stunning Presentation Trophy vase is inscribed "...Dem erfolgreichen Weltumsegler ein Willkommensgruß Die Yacht” - A welcome greeting to the successful circumnavigator "The Yacht”. The silver is stamped 1000/1000 to the lower rim.

Size & Weight: – The vase is 23cm tall & 10.5cm across the rim and the whole weighs 630g

Condition: – The vase is in Excellent with no damages or restoration to the glass. There are no losses to the silver overlay. As one would expect on a silver vase of this age, there are some micro surface scratches to the silver following 90 year of love, care and attention.

Photography:– The glass vase and silver are in excellent condition the slight colour discolouration and light spots seen on the body of the vase are  made in the photography and does not represent any changes to the body colour in reality. 

History & Marks: The silver is stamped  with the ‘1000/1000’ mark  & the glass has the Deusch Inventory number 769 pained in red on the base.

Friedrich Deusch established a silver overlay workshop  in 1895 (Schwäbisch Gmünd ) Germany. Deusch exhibited silver overlay works at the  1907 World Exposition (EXPO) and was awarded a Silver Medal. He gained Gold at the 1913 World Exposition in Gent / Belgium for his sumptuous Silver Overlay Porcelain and glass.

This shape can be seen in an original Deusch catalogue - Please check the images.

Declaration: This vase approximately over 90 years old and is as described.


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