Wave Crest Nakara C. F. Monroe Co. Decorated Dresser Box
Wonderful Wave Crest NAKARA dresser box with Ormolu mount and handles on the top. Lovely painted dog wood or similar flowers on the front and back, signed on the base as shown in the photos NAKARA C. Wave Crest glass was produced as an opal glass blank and was then hand decorated.
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 basic "Wave Crest" items and are for that reason are generally more expensive and harder to find. This glass was at the height of its popularity from 1890 to 1910. Much of the opal glass known as Wave Crest was produced by the Mt. As undecorated glass blanks to be decorated by their artists.The condition of this lovely box is excellent with no chips, cracks or repairs and the background color is not faded nor is the paint worn. Size: Front to back is 4.5", and it's about 2" tall. The item "Wave Crest Nakara C. Decorated Dresser Box" is in sale since Sunday, December 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\North American\Other North American Art Glass".
The seller is "ciscocse" and is located in Brentwood, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Style: Victorian
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Features: Hand Painted
- Object Type: Dresser Box
- Color: Multi-Color
- Glassmaking Technique: Hand Blown