Vintage Art Glass Hinged Box Description and Item Information Up for sale is this beautiful, vintage art glass box or casket. Please excuse the glare in the photos. This piece is opaline yellow vaseline glass (it fluoresces under a black light, as shown in Photo 7). This elegant glass box has goldtone metal rims which are hinged for opening and closing the box.It stands approximately 2 inches tall; it is about 5 1/4 inches long by 3 1/4 inches wide, overall. Unpacked, it weighs 1 pound 10.6 ounces.
This would be a wonderful addition to a collection of vintage art glass, or it would look exquisite in a Hollywood regency decor. Identification This vintage, unmarked piece is attributed to Cenedese of Murano, Italy. Similar opaline glass boxes were also produced by French manufacturers. Condition This box looks very good overall, with no cracks. It has light wear overall.There are two tiny edge fleabites to the lid (see Photo 6). Likely as made (from factory grinding of the glass edge that is hidden by the hinge mount), there are two small chips to the interior glass just beneath the hinge area (visible as two small glare areas at the center of the hinged edge, beneath the hinge, in Photo 5). The metal mount has some finish wear.
There are fine wear scratches to the underside of the box. Payments must be received within three days of the end of the listing, unless prior arrangements have been made. Some countries have restrictions or prohibitions on certain classes of merchandise.
And international government regulations prohibit such behavior. Individual computers may display colors differently. The item "VINTAGE VASELINE OPALINE ART GLASS HINGED JEWELRY BOX CASKET CENEDESE MURANO" is in sale since Wednesday, September 06, 2017.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Italian". The seller is "craigkc" and is located in Sunny California.
This item can be shipped worldwide.