Circa 19th century dresser box / jewel casket, CF Monroe, Meridan, Conn, Helmschmied swirl, Wavecrest, “Kelva” line, white opal glass, original paper label, handpainted, beautiful raised enamel white/lavender Wisteria decoration, raised gilt trim, two tone rose/pale green mottled background, original green silk lining, hinged brass rims.
5.5” dia, 3.5” dia.
Condition – excellent, minor wear, original paper label and two original period illegible info labels. 647
- Circa 1890-1900.
- “Kelva” ware is a signature product of C F Monroe Glass Co included in their Wave Crest line of Opal glass.
- CF Monroe patterns were company designed and patented. This item has a rare original paper label. Concerning signatures…Monroe himself stated that his glass speaks for itself and therefore does not need signatures on every piece.
Antique Porcelain & Pottery