Meyr was in his 80s at this time and already was operating four other glass factories. When he died in 1829, all the glass factories passed to his son, Jan, who then added another factory to his holdings and won a number of awards for his glass. Jan died in 1841 and the company passed to his nephews, Josef Taschek and Wilhelm Ritter von Kralik. When Taschek died, Wilhelm Ritter von Kralik changed the name of the company to "Meyr Neffe, " (Formerly Adolfshutte glassworks) and when Wilhelm Ritter von Kralik died in 1877 the ownership of the various glass factories was divided among his four sons, Karl, Hugo, Heinrich and Johann.Karl and Hugo retained the name "Meyr Neffe" for their enterprise. Meyrs Neffe was a well known and highly regarded glass factory that worked for such famous designers as Hoffmann, Prutcher in collaboration with Lobmeyer and Bakalowitz in Vienna. After the death of Karl in 1899, his two sons, Albert and Rudolph, took over the firm and they where keeping the "Meyrs Neffe" name. In 1922 the firm was Taken over by Ludwig Moser & Sohne and re-named it'' Karlsbad Crystal glassworks''. Henrich and Johann changed the name of their factories to Wilhelm Kralik Sohne. And started working in Eleonoranhein and Ernstbrunn. As time went on, this company, which closed just before the beginning of World War II, became famous for its glass in the Art Nouveau style. Art Nouveau glass is distinguished by its naturalistic themes and by the use of sensuously curving lines instead of sharp angles and straight lines.
Not signed, the old paper label is gone true the years. Approx 8 inch tall (20.5 cm). Private Collection (Paris / France).
Netherlands : 1 week maximum Europe : 2 weeks maximum Outside Europe : 4 till 6 weeks maximum (sometimes Earlier). Good communication is the best way to solve any issues.The item "A RARE art nouveau WILHELM KRALIK IRIDESCENT VASE WITH VAN HOUTEN MOUNTING 1900" is in sale since Sunday, August 22, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Decorative Pottery & Glassware\Vases".gallery" and is located in Breda.
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