First produced in 1897 and later commissioned by the Maharaja of Navancore for his wife, the Maharani. Produced in its original version, Maharani is copper-wheel engraved, gilded and burnished by hand in 24-karat gold.
The genius behind Moser Glass, one of the most respected names in the crystal industry, was Ludwig Moser. He was born in 1833 in the spa town of Karlovy Vary, now in the Czech Republic, to Henriette and Lazar Moser, a Jewish family, he received his primary education in Karlovy Vary, and then attended a secondary technical school in Vienna for four years. In 1847, he returned to Karlovy Vary and continued his studies in nearby Loket, but left school in 1848 for family and financial reasons. He took an apprenticeship with the renowned glass en