Fenton ; Fenton history written by Eugene C. For more information on creating Fenton handles, click here. Richard holds a bachelor's degree in English and business administration. Fenton ; Fenton history written by Eugene C. Meyers Robert Bomkamp Ron Hinkle Wayne King Kelsey Murphy Master Craftsman: Dave Fetty Frank Workman As a longer but option to identify Fenton pieces that don't feature the logo are to reference Fenton Catalogs from the past and present and identify your product within.
Ivory Crest 1940-41 Custard glass with a crystal edge. A few Fenton pieces were made from the non-opaque and non-iridescent depression glass as well. When Fenton glass is marked, it is most likely an oval with the Fenton name. Older glass made by this company can be researched through these guides, which are now out of print but can still be located with a little effort. Use a magnifying glass or loupe to read the number.
Check the bottom of the glass for a pontil mark, which Fenton doesn't have. At first they painted from other glass makers, but started making their own glass when they became unable to buy the materials they needed. Made in hobnail, Coin Dot molds, also Mandarin and Empress vases. Apart from these, certain scripted markings were made by the company on some of their products to celebrate special occasions. Over the next thirty years, they continued to expand Fenton Art Glass, despite a large number of glass factories closing down.
The pattern is on the outside of the bowl, basket, or plate and the edge has two rows of holes around it. Other markings that indicate a piece is Fenton glass include a cursive F in an oval, a faint oval somewhere on the piece, an S-shaped flame, a star, or an uppercase block F. The hobnail line has become a company top seller ever since, by far outlasting the Wrisley defection to a machine made Milk Glass bottle in the early 1940s. It also allows you to type in all the information you have about a particular piece, and then uses it to find possible matches. New ottoman tray, wood carved and hand painted. In this Article: Fenton Art Glass Company has been in business for over 100 years, and they are the largest manufacturer of handmade colored glass in the U.
Having secured the Wristley and Doromeyer accounts Fenton prospered once again. Sometimes Fenton will reapply an etched Fenton oval mark. Before 1970, Fenton glass was usually marked with oval stickers. In June 2017, Wood County Schools Superintendent John Flint signed an agreement to purchase the land that the former Fenton Glass Factory occupied. Persian Medallion Embroidered medallions in a ring. Have u seen our online store? The stickers are usually oval and may have scalloped or smooth edges. To read about Fenton's first basket handler, , click here.
Decorators Name Also Known As Signature Debbie Alderman Debbie Lorentz, Debbie Kyle P. The same mould could be used to make bowls, baskets, rose bowls and vases in some cases. I will have the largest inventory ever with new wall art designs. Frank Fenton was the designer and decorator. Used on handpainted items with other labels. Green Opalescent 1959-61 Can be a jade color to a lime green.
Since it was produced for a very brief period of time, red carnival items are among the most desired pieces by collectors, and prices can be high. Two 1995 historic Fenton collections - Lotus Mist and Willow Green Opalescent received a circular marking with '95' inscribed within it, in the year 2000. The measurement and shape of the base and the main shape of the item can help identify if is Fenton. We encourage a variety of opinions, but ask that you refrain from profanity and hate speech. Name Years Produced Description Reference Aqua Crest 1940-42, 48-53 Milk Glass with a blue edge. Cased glass is made up of different colors in layers. Star was created by stateplatesigns.
The print reads Milk Glass Handmade. Your postings may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in our print publications. This came into use in 1983. A cologne bottle, a copy of the old Hobnail pattern they tried in the late 1930s, pulled the Fenton Art Glass Company from the depths of the depression and into economic renewal. This will be seen on most glassware from Fenton retailers.
If you aren't able to tell after examining your piece, look online to find a Fenton dealer or an antique dealer in your area who specializes in Fenton glass. Circa 1939 to 1947-48 Color: Silver label with silver print and greenish-yellow background. What To Look For The earliest patterns are easy to identify, as they were often inspired from nature. Illustrated Labels are from 1921 - 2005 Circa 1921 Color: Only black and white copy available. Completed in 2011, the approximately 8 feet wide and 5. Charolette Smith Su Lu Smith S.