Vase, Fenton Cranberry Hobnail Opalescent, Vintage, Large 8″

Vase, Fenton Cranberry Hobnail Opalescent, Vintage, Large 8″

$110.00

Vintage Fenton Vase, Cranberry Opalescent Hobnail – SEE BELOW FOR  DESCRIPTION & CONDITION

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  • Pattern:  Cranberry Hobnail Opalescent 
  • Made in in Williamstown, WV,  USA by Fenton
  • Vintage: 1940’s
  • Details:  Spectacular piece showcasing the gorgeous Cranberry Hobnail pattern by Fenton. This vase has the added beauty of what they called “opalescent”, which is the beautiful translucent white color added to the clear cranberry glass plus the neck that forms a wonderful double crimped ruffle, it’s just an amazing piece!  This is heavy, quality glass, will need a lot of packing to get to you safely, our price already includes the ever increasing shipping fees, no surprise at check-out.  Gorgeous on a tabletop with flowers, but really a stand-out beauty all on its own.  Perfect for gift-giving!
  • Material:  Glass
  • Dimensions:  8.0 inches Tall and 6.25 inches in Diameter (at its widest point)
  • Condition:  Vintage- Used.  Excellent Condition.  There are no chips, cracks or damage of any kind on this piece. Please review all pictures and make sure you love this item before purchasing, we can’t accept returns.  Please remember these are VINTAGE and ANTIQUE items, they are NOT new, every effort has been made to show any scratches, wear  and imperfections.
  • Shipping is included, (continental US only), unless otherwise noted.  This item ships Priority Mail and Insured for your protection.  AK, HI and International shoppers will see additional shipping based on your location. 

Fenton Art Glass Company was founded in 1905 by Frank L. Fenton and his brother John W. Fenton in an old glass factory building in Martins Ferry, Ohio.  At first they did not make their own glass, they would paint decorations on glass blanks made by other glass manufacturers. In 1907 the operation moved to Williamstown, West Virginia, where Fenton started making their own glass.  The first glass from the new Fenton factory in Williamstown, West Virginia, was made on January 2, 1907.  In late 1907, Fenton introduced “Iridescent” glass, which we know today as “Carnival” glass, and still a very popular collectible. During the 1930’s and 1940’s, Fenton produced practical items, such as mixing bowls and tableware to get through the depression and WWII.  In the late 1940’s, the top three members of the Fenton management team died.  Two of the younger Fenton family members, Frank M Fenton and Bill C. Fenton stepped in to fill the void. They led the Fenton factory through significant American growth for the next 30 years.  In 1986, the third generation of Fenton’s took over, George W. Fenton, Frank M’s son, became President.  Unfortunately, in 2011 the company closed its glass making factory. Mosser Glass Company of Ohio purchased the Fenton molds.  For more than 100 years, Fenton art glass was the largest manufacturer of handmade colored glass in the United States. Fenton glass works are renowned for innovative glass colors as well as hand-painted decorations on pressed and blown glassware. A Gift Shop is still open in Williamstown, WV where they sell both vintage Fenton glassware, as well as some of the new glass made by Mosser Glass in the old Fenton molds.

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Weight4.0 lbs
Dimensions12 × 10 × 10 in

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