Wave Crest Helmschied Swirl Opal Ware Hand Painted Flowers Open Pin Dish w/Collar & Handles

A lovely opal ware glass decorated pin dish in the Helmschied swirl pattern having raised enamel and painted flowers on both sides of the dish in purple and orange colors. The brass collar and matching pierced handles has flowers in each corner where they meet the dish. A beautiful trinket jar perfect for the vanity table or display.
Wave Crest glass is an opaque white glassware manufactured by the Pairpoint Manufacturing Company of New Bedford, Massachusetts, and some French factories. Many pieces in America were decorated by the C.F. Monroe Company of Meriden, Connecticut. The glass was painted in pastel colors and decorated with flowers. Thick enamel flourishes were added to Wave Crest glass as added decoration. The name Wave Crest was used after 1898. Indicating this piece with no markings on base to be dated pre-1898.

Circa 1890s

Height: 1 5/8" (4.13 cm)
Diameter: 4 1/4 in. (10.80 cm)

Condition: Overall Excellent, NO chips, cracks, or repairs, minimal wear to decoration

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