Emerald Crest 1949-55 Also called Green Crest in 1949. Red A red color that is deep when held to a light. Name Years Produced Description Reference Aqua Crest 1940-42, 48-53 Milk Glass with a blue edge. These glass items were given away at carnivals back in the early 1900s. Vasa Murrhina is a cased glass, the name means vessel of gems.
In October 2017, it was announced that demolition of the factory buildings would begin by the end of 2017, and that the new school, to be named the Williamstown-Waverly Elementary School, will occupy the factory's employee and visitor parking areas. The piece starts out as a ball of glass that is rolled in small pieces of broken glass called frit. Dragon and Lotus This pattern is possibly available in more colors than other patterns. Instead, the Fenton cartouche is carefully placed on the lower back of the snail's shell, far right. Fenton glass works are renowned for innovative glass colors as well as hand-painted decorations on pressed and blown glassware.
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. Over the next thirty years, they continued to expand Fenton Art Glass, despite a large number of glass factories closing down. Plates in this pattern in other colors will not bring values in this range. We traditionally consider Antique Carnival Glass to be pieces manufactured in the early 1900s. By 1974, Fenton was putting their logo on all the pieces they made.
In an open letter in August 2008, company president George Fenton said that thanks to the buying frenzy, the company had been able to institute some reforms, and wouldn't be closing in the foreseeable future. Coin Dot 1947, 1952—54, 1956—64 A pattern made by using opalescent glass that was a copy the Polka Dot Victorian pattern. Green overlay 1949-53 Milk glass covered in green glass. Photos courtesy of Howard Seufer. Panther This is an interior pattern showing two large cats, the outside pattern is Butterfly and Berry. Rose asked Fenton to make a contemporary souvenir, but insisted that it was trademarked Fenton. It was designed in the mid-1920s by Frank L Fenton and inspired by an earlier piece made by H Northwood Co.
Fenton Art Glass made Carnival Glass originally from 1907 through to the late 1920s. It is actually as you might think. Green Opalescent 1959-61 Can be a jade color to a lime green. During the and , Fenton produced practical items such as mixing bowls and tableware due to shortages. Whether you crave rarity or electric iridescence or pumpkin or frosty pastel ice pieces or the best pieces in a certain pattern or by a certain maker… we got you! Shelly Green overlay 1967 Colonial green over milk glass, used only on lamps. Each handler had a specific pattern to help identify which handler attached the handle.
This iridescent glass is something that people either loved or hated. Red Mist 1965-67 Red frit over a crystal base. This is a Fenton snail in gorgeous favrene third left. All glass on this site is scrutinized for being worthy on a higher level than average! Topaz Opalescent 1940-44, 1959—62, 1980 A yellow. How did get its name? Each piece also had the special Fenton 100 Years label, and was signed on the base by members of the Fenton family - as shown.
The following year, another Fenton ad appeared, showing: Stippled Rays, Honeycomb and Clover, Coin Dot, and a compote in the seldom seen geometric pattern Finecut Flower. The Dugan Glass Company was started by Thomas Dugan in Pennsylvania in 1905. Name Years Produced Description Reference Apple Green overlay 1961 A light green glass over milk glass. Marigold is one of the most common carnival glass colors. They could crank out nearly 50 ton of glass daily even back then. Blue overlay 1943-53, 1967, 1971 Blue glass over milk glass.
Dugan later went to work for Cambridge Glass. The Fenton Art Glass company started out as a decorating company that purchased blanks from glass manufacturers and placed their own decorations on them. The underside of the snail is ground so that the piece sits flat, so any logo there would be lost. It that case, try to look thru the side of the collar base instead of the direct center of the bowl or other carnival item. The older it is, the higher in cost.
Rose overlay 1943-48 Milk glass cased with light pink glass. 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. All pieces have balled feet. When the market for carnival glass slumped in the twenties, lower-quality carnival glass was given away as prizes at carnivals, hence the name. . Decorations found on three or more shapes Name Years Produced Description Glass type Code Reference Apple Blossom 1969-70 Painted pink flowers.
Dugan was known for both ball and spatula-shaped feet and for deeply crimped edges on pieces. The Field Guide To Carnival Glass. A mistake in naming that stuck because Dogwood only has 4 petals. Coral overlay 1961 A peach glass over milk glass. Dancing Ladies pieces were originally produced by Fenton in various colours in the 1920s and 30s. The company adopted this idea in 1974, thus all Fenton line items made since 1974 have the Fenton logo impressed on them. These glass items were given away at carnivals back in the early 1900s.