An opaline glass hinged cover dresser box by C.F. Monroe from their Wave Crest line. 7 inches diameter and 4 in. tall. Features the proprietary Helmschmied swirl shape design which is so named to honor Carl V. Helmschmied, one of Monroe's most talented designers. Further enhanced with hand painted and enameled flowers and accented with shading. Has original golden silk liner which has some staining. Unmarked but unmistakable. Very good condition. C. 1895.