DESCRIPTION: Beautiful old small dresser or trinket box. This is Kelva glass made by CF Monroe Co.. Marked on bottom Kelva and Trade Mark. This is an opal glass with hand painted flowers. Great 6 sided shapely form.
Harder to find footed form. The color is a mottled grey blue slate color. Beautiful antique art glass piece. Wave Crest glass was produced as an opal glass blank and was then hand decorated. Much of the opal glass known as Wave Crest was produced by the Mt.As undecorated glass blanks to be decorated by their artists. There were three types of decoration used on this opal glass - Wave Crest, Kelva and Nakara. Each decorated with their distinct style decoration. Both "Kelva" and "Nakara" decorated items were made in less quantity than the basic "Wave Crest".
Kelva and Nakara items are, for that reason, generally more expensive and harder to find. Very good condition for age.
No chips, cracks, or repairs. Gold ormolu mounds with wear to gold. Inner base liner is lacking.
Upper liner in place but brittle. Flash brightened the color on pics, True color is a grey blue slate color which is not as bright.
Guaranteed old and over 100 years old. Measures about 4 1/4" wide (point to point at extremes) and about 3 1/2" tall to top of lid.We have been long time collectors and dealers of early English Transferware, Quality 19th century furniture, and Victoriana. We always strive to describe the items to the best of our abilities. All items we sell are old and will show appropriate wear and tear, the pieces will not look brand new. We are only responsible for the item while in our possession. We will pack all items VERY WELL with bubble wrap and peanuts(furniture will be packed by the shipper).
Check out our other auctions for other early transferware and quality antiques. The item "Antique 1890-1910 C. Monroe Kelva Wavecrest Small Trinket Dresser Box" is in sale since Saturday, February 13, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\North American\Other North American Art Glass".
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