Alligator Covered Box, Opaque White/Milk Glass Sho
ALLIGATOR COVERED BOX, opaque white/milk glass showing some opalescence, traces of paint decoration, embossed "VALLERYSTHAL" on interior base. First quarter 20th century. 2 3/8" h overall, 3 1/2" x 12 1/8".
Reference: Ferson, fig. 91.
Provenance: Collection of Helen Z. Liveten.
Ex-coll: Frances C. Cross, No. 1.
A sliver chip cases the loss of the top of the last four scales on the tail, chip/flake to the two rear legs on the cover, chip to the cover flange, base with flakes/roughness to rim