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American Art Glass539 of 1172Fenton Bowl Red Amberina? Marked Early 1970 Fredrick Warren Studio Art Glass Vase
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Posted 4 years ago

Rick55
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This vase came up for auction recently. It was listed as Loetz "style", and of course I knew it wasn't Loetz, but I loved it and figured that if I can get it for the opening bid great, if not... oh well. Later that day, I was surprised to find an email message informing me that I had won it. I had no idea who the maker was, but thought it looked like a nice piece of glass. It turns out it was made by Dugan (a maker I know nothing about) circa 1900's. It has a textured, silver and green crushed glass surface and stands 6 1/4 " h. Loumanal posted it's red counterpart some months back http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/128227-early-1900s-swirled-and-pinched-red-dugan I've seen different names for their vases such as "Venetian" and "Japanese", but have no idea what this one is. Any information you can provide would be appreciated. Thanks to Deb for help with the I.D.

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  1. solver solver, 4 years ago
    Your vase is lovely and great identification research. I know nothing about glass but here is a comprehensive article, "Dugan Art Glass," by Alfredo Villanueva Collado, PhD, and Nancy Krupp, from David Doty's website:
    http://www.ddoty.com/duganartglass.html

    A correct reference to the Dugan book by William Heacock et al., from the Corning Museum of Glass:
    http://www.cmog.org/library/dugandiamond-story-indiana-pennsylvania-glass-william-heacock-james-measell-berry-wiggins

    A similar vase that cites the vase is shown in "Dugan / Diamond by Heackco [sic], Measell & Wiggins - pages 50 & 51."
    http://tinyurl.com/pgwuuhw

    More information on the Dugan Glass Company, Indiana, courtesy of Google books:
    http://tinyurl.com/o56og74
  2. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
    solver , great info and links!!!
  3. solver solver, 4 years ago
    Thanks, sean. More on Dugan and comparing Dugan to Czech glass, from what I think is the site written by CW's "alfredo" (sorry if I am incorrect; I don't look at glass often, may be confused, and I certainly want to provide correct credit).
    https://sites.google.com/site/loetzandglass/american-glass-dugan
  4. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
    Your very welcome and yes you do have it right I believe it was Alfredo!!
  5. Rick55 Rick55, 4 years ago
    Thank you so much for the kind comment and info Solver. Very interesting history and glass. Also, thanks for the love Mike, Kyratango, Patsea, Sean, Vetraio, Race, Lee and Gluechip, it's appreciated.
  6. SEAN68 SEAN68, 4 years ago
    Anytime Rick55 :)
  7. Rick55 Rick55, 4 years ago
    Thank you Robin, Mac and Ho2cultcha.
  8. Rick55 Rick55, 4 years ago
    Thank you Welz and Smiata.

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