Striking Art Deco Monart glass bowl in cranberry and blue c1930. Cranberry stippled body with controlled captured bubbles blending to a stippled blue and cranberry rim. Monart shape AF, size V. Ground pontil mark to its base. The bowl is 23 cm in diameter and 9.5 cm in height. As is typical of Monart glass, the vase is unsigned.
The product of an unlikely collaboration between the Spaniard Salvador Ysart and Isobel Moncrieff at an industrial glassworks in Perth, this distinctive glass was manufactured by family members in two distinct phases from about 1922 until c.1961: first under the name Monart at Moncrieff's and from 1946 at the Shore Works as Ysart Brothers Glass. Unlike post-War Ysart that typically carries an acid-etched signature, very few pieces of Monart glass were ever signed. The major difference between the pre-War Monart glass and that of the post-War Yasart era is in the range of production colours and a wider range of shapes. Typically, Yasart reflected the more muted tastes of the 1940s and 50s with softer pastel shades.
Art Deco Monart Glass Bowl in Cranberry and Blue c1930
This vase is in very good original condition with no chips or cracks. Minor surface scratches to inside of bowl. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.