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Solved mystery items4396 of 4950Opalescent bowl/vase, Northwoods?What are these tools used for?
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Posted 4 years ago

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vintagemad
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So I'm sure this is not steuben but I can hope right! Found it at a thrift store my pictures don't show the color it actually is. Polished pontil and unsigned. If anyone knows anything or has one I would love to hear from you. Thanks in advance!

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  1. adrian44, 4 years ago
    It appears to be Stretch Glass. Probably not Steuben though. Several companiesmade the irridescent stretch glass. It is most likely one of these companies. I would lean toward Northwood and Fenton.
    Central Glass Works
    Diamond Glass-Ware Co.
    Fenton Art Glass Co.
    Imperial Glass Co.
    Jeannette Glass Co.
    Lancaster Glass Co.
    H. Northwood & Co.
    United States Glass Co. / Tiffin

  2. vintagemad vintagemad, 4 years ago
    Thanks for the info adrian44. And thanks tikiray, hows hunting been in your area? Hope good.
  3. Hedgewalker Hedgewalker, 3 years ago
    I love stretch glass.Pictures never do these pieces justice.I have a similar one with a square footed base.BTW this is uranium glass.(If you've read some of my ramblings you're probably catching a pattern)
  4. Mrj303 Mrj303, 3 years ago
    This is definitely Fenton Topaz stretch glass cupped bowl. If it is 10" it could be worth up to $200, depending on it's condition and iridescent quality. The topaz stretch glass was started in 1921 and remained in production for most of the decade. Very nice find!
  5. vintagemad vintagemad, 3 years ago
    I have it above my kitchen cabinets so I have not measured it, but its a larger piece so I would say its at least 10 inches. The color is almost a Peridot green with lots of iridescence. I would never have thought it was Fenton! So Topaz stretch glass by Fenton would be an accurate name for a description? Thanks for the comments I have not thought about this piece in a while.
  6. TallCakes TallCakes, 3 years ago
    I think it is probably Fenton as well, but the color look more like their Florentine Green to me and the shape looks like the flared cupped bowl. Here is a stretch glass link to a Fenton page:
    http://www.shetlarglass.com/stretchglass/SGCompanies/Fenton/Fenton02.htm
  7. fenton-hobnail fenton-hobnail, 3 years ago
    pretty sure this is fenton. but it is not worth $200 like Mrj303 said. worth $75-$100. thanks for sharing.

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