Antique Bohemian Lithyalin Glass Casket Box
Rare Antique MOSER Bohemian 19th Century Lithyalin Glass Casket Box with Fabulous Dore Bronze Mounts and Key in Working Order.
Lithyalin Glass is an Opaque or Translucent Marbled Glass with a Surface Resembling Polished Gemstones in a Wide Range of Colours.
It was FIrst made by the Chemist Friedrich Egermann (Bohemian, 1777-1864) in 1828 in Northern Bohemia, and he Patented the Process in 1829.
When this Patent Expired, Similar Pieces were Made in France, Bohemia, China and Russia.