The articles or photos may not be used for further publication in any form without the express consent of John Valentine. Over recent years, Fenton has used a variety of ways of marking their glass, either to recognise a special event, a particular milestone in their history, or for the Carnival clubs and collector markets. There is quite a range in price that depends on the rarity a limited run , the year of manufacture, the condition of the piece, selling the piece as part of a complete set, and the color variety. Our glass prices are fair and determined based on rarity, color, condition and, with respect to carnival and iridescent art glass, quality of iridescence. As a result, it introduced iridescent glass collectors now know as. Sometimes Fenton will reapply an etched Fenton oval mark. It was limited to 100 but in the production the batch only turned out 67.
Fenton had three very special bells made in the red carnival. I I I I I I I I Fenton Logo History Presented below are the various Fenton logos used from 1970 through the present, along with a definition of each. See for more info on that particular type of hen. There are other lovely items to purchase here as well! They are avidly collected by both carnival glass buffs as well as glass electrical insulator collectors. As well, there are stippled rays, smooth rays, and medallion designs.
The tops and edges of items are manipulated when the glass is hot to form many different item and looks. This obviously takes longer than just identifying a logo on a piece. The underside of the snail is ground so that the piece sits flat, so any logo there would be lost. The Dugan Glass Company was started by Thomas Dugan in Pennsylvania in 1905. Now we are also offering cameo art glass by Chris Carpenter and Kelsey Murphy! Whether you eager to buy or sell, it's worth your while to learn more about Fenton Art Glass.
The same mould could be used to make bowls, baskets, rose bowls and vases in some cases. Glass companies, plus a number of smaller or lesser-known glass manufacturers. More than 1,000 different patterns are known. By the top brands and david fenton used by fenton was reportedly dating from the afternoon for 106 years combined! Dugan was known for both ball and spatula-shaped feet and for deeply crimped edges on pieces. This denotes that the mould originally belonged to a company other than Fenton. Because of the way that carnival glass is manufactured, no two items are quite the same. Put into Carnival Glass only in 1970.
Sometimes a number was added to denote the decade e. The two different shapes shown in the ad are illustrated on the right, courtesy of Seeck Auctions. What does it tell us? The bottom of a piece is at the bottom of a mould. However, note that the Verlys moulds acquired from Holophane and also those from Paden City and U. There was also a French opalescent tray that was available for additional cost. There is such a wide variety of items, colors and styles it may be difficult to pick just one to collect. You can consider yourself very lucky if you have any of the vases in your collection.
Each set was trade marked with the Fenton logo. Your cruet could still be Fenton. Glass, Verlys and Paden City moulds used at the Fenton factory. An internet Carnival Glass club, Woodsland World Wide Carnival Glass Association now sadly no longer in existence commissioned Glen Thistlewood on a pro-bono basis, to design their club's commemorative. It's also possible that the reheating operations during production of a piece may almost obliterate the mark - but the oval shape can still be detected. Many companies used this process to make cruets. Geometric shapes or abstract patterns are also found, and are shown to perfection by the iridescence which catches the light as the piece is turned, emphasising the facets.
This was added to Fenton molds. © 2010 Fenton Art Glass Co. Satin glass often losses the mark during the sandblasting process used to make the finish satin. Most of the stickers have been lost or removed over time. Your perfect fit for small amount of money finances; installing dual carburetors.
Appears in Fenton moulds and also in all Verlys, Paden City and U. Some early cranberry and carnival glass pieces can sell in the thousands. For carnival glass, we will at all times offer pieces by Northwood, Fenton, Millersburg, Imperial, and Dugan. This Fenton marigold-colored bowl is in the smooth rays pattern and it has a scale band on the back. Carnival glass gets its iridescent sheen from metallic salts having been sprayed on the surface of the glass while it is still very hot. Dugan left in 1913 and the company was renamed Diamond Glass. In 2004 the design was adapted for this new covered urn, offered exclusively in Favrene, which contains pure silver, and each piece is unique.
Facebook; pattern registration form the most current location, brown, mich. As you can see there are several ways to identify a genuine Fenton piece. A number of other out of print books on Fenton are also available online, including several excellent reference guides authored by respected glass collectors and experts Margaret and Kenn Whitmyer. The application of metallic salts to the surface of power line insulators was practiced in an effort to increase the effectiveness of the insulating properties of the product i. Finding them now in an ad which is all Fenton Carnival Glass gives a clear attribution and date: Fenton was the maker, and we have a definitive date of when they were being made - 1909! The rage for carnival glass in the U.