DRESSER TRINKET BOX / PUFF JAR. SIGNED / CIRCA: 1890 - 1910 / MADE IN U. Beautiful dresser trinket box or puff jar from the turn of the late 19th to early 20th Century. It part of a Kelva line that incorporates a Red Poppy design and a mottled green background.
As most Kelva Glass items were designed for utilitarian purposes, very few have survived this long, especially in such good condition. The Kelva line was manufactured by the Mt.
Washington Pairpoint Glass Company and was decorated at the C. Monroe factory and this line is considered part of the Wave Crest Family. This piece is from 1890 to 1910 when the line was first produced and it reached the height of it's popularity. This delightful box is made of a white opaline glass that features a mottled green background that is designed to resemble granite or stone. It is hand painted on the lid with a Red Poppy blossom that has raised enameled center dots at the flower's stamen and anther.The top and base are both fitted with a grape and vine silver plated decorative band that connect the pieces at a four looped hinge. These decorative bands are still in very good shape with the normal patina that would be expected on silver plating of this age. With a height of 2 1/2 inches, a diameter of 4 1/2 inches, and a weight of 12 ounces (unboxed), this delightful glass creation is a masterpiece of the glass smiths' art and a wonderful piece of Turn-Of-The-Century Decor. The only significant flaw in the entire piece is the broken catch, however it does not alter the overall appearance of the piece and the lid is heavy enough that it does stay closed when sitting upon a shelf or dresser. The bottom edge has been ground flat and the recessed interior of the underside has been stamped "KELVA" with perpendicular wording at either end that read "TRADE" and MARK.
The antique item has been well cared for, it is in. Very Good Condition without the Original Box. We have inspected this piece for damages, and unless listed as otherwise, the item is in perfect condition. There are no cracks, chips, or repairs. Whether you are a collector of fine Antique Opaline Glass Dresser Boxes , or simply someone that appreciates a quality piece of Fine Mt.Our Terms & Conditions - Designed to Build Confidence, Trust, and Satisfaction. We presently enjoy over 5,900+ Positive Feedbacks and we take great pride in our Excellence of Service.
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MONROE Kelva Wave Crest Glass Dresser Trinket Box (Red Poppy)" is in sale since Wednesday, March 20, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\North American\Pairpoint/Mt. The seller is "lisab38" and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.