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Wave Crest Atomizer

Type:Atomizer

Material(s):Helmschmeid swirl opal glass blank with applied decoration and metal atomizer top with inset glass "gems"

Designer/Maker:Wave Crest Ware, C.F. Monroe Company

Markings:None

Origin:Meriden, Connecticut

Date or Era:ca. 1900

Dimensions:5-1/2 inches high

Additional Information:
Wave Crest, Nakara and Kelva Wares were produced by C.F. Monroe Company starting in 1898. Monroe purchased opal glass blanks which they then decorated and marketed. For more on "American Scent Bottles," view the presentation on this website under the Resources tab.