Share your favorites on Show & Tell

White Hobnail Lamp

In Glassware > Milk Glass > Show & Tell and Lamps > Show & Tell.
ballisticmelissa's items4 of 4Kind of Creepy, Kind of Sweet Danish VaseChair (from early 20th Century?)
11
Love it
0
Like it

TimeTravellerTimeTraveller loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
alisonwatsonalisonwatson loves this.
CaperkidCaperkid loves this.
martikamartika loves this.
racer4fourracer4four loves this.
antiqueroseantiquerose loves this.
NevadaBladesNevadaBlades loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
DeanoDeano loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
See 9 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 6 years ago

    ballisticm…
    (4 items)

    Hello!

    New kid on the block, here!

    I have an absolutely adorable little (approx. 10" tall) white (assuming it's milk glass) hobnail lamp. Is there any sure-fire way to determine whether this is (or is not) a Fenton? It was purchased from an estate sale nearly 20 years ago. (Not sure how much I paid for it, but I am sure it wasn't much.) I've read about some of the tell-tale signs of an older unmarked Fenton piece of glass, but I am not so sure in this case due to my lack of expertise.

    So, now, I turn to all of you in your infinite wisdom. Any information would be greatly appreciated!

    Thanks to all of you for your great Show and Tell posts! I have "gone down the rabbit hole" a few nights and stayed up WAY past my bedtime reading about your beloved items. Very happy to have stumbled upon them!

    -Melissa

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    logo
    Milk Glass
    See all
    Pyrex Pink Gooseberry Set Of 4 Cinderella Mixing Bowls Vintage excellent
    Pyrex Pink Gooseberry Set Of 4 Cind...
    $167
    Pyrex Turquoise Amish Butterprint nesting mixing bowls Set of 3 MIB
    Pyrex Turquoise Amish Butterprint n...
    $155
    Vintage Hazel Atlas Red On Milk Glass Kitchen Utensils Aids 7 Mixing Bowl
    Vintage Hazel Atlas Red On Milk Gla...
    $39
    VINTAGE PINK GOOSEBERRY PYREX REFRIGERATOR DISH SET, 6 PIECES 503 & 2 501 w/LIDS
    VINTAGE PINK GOOSEBERRY PYREX REFRI...
    $70
    logo
    Pyrex Pink Gooseberry Set Of 4 Cinderella Mixing Bowls Vintage excellent
    Pyrex Pink Gooseberry Set Of 4 Cind...
    $167
    See all

    Comments

    1. Deano Deano, 6 years ago
      Welcome Melissa, love the lamp. So many sources made hobnail lamps, can't say for sure who made it. Hopefully someone will come along and reveal the answer. Good luck.
    2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 years ago
      OK gang ! The ole rabbit hole trick worked again & we have a new victim !! LOL! Welcome to CW: aka CyberAsylum.
    3. NevadaBlades, 6 years ago
      Hey, Melissa, from one Newbie (relatively) to another, welcome! Love your lamp, as well as your great photos! [;>)
    4. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Welcome Melissa !! You will love it here!! Your lamp looks good.
    5. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Hey there. Note some are madder than others...OK?
      Great lamp - hope our resident expert (Sir) TallCakes checks this out!
    6. TallCakes TallCakes, 6 years ago
      similar to many lamps sold in dime stores c1950s-60s. my guess is likely not Fenton, but you might look thru the early catalogs at fentonfan.com
    7. ballisticmelissa ballisticmelissa, 6 years ago
      Thank you for the warm welcome, everyone! Thanks for the love, antiquerose. NevadaBlades, thanks for the photo nod; not entirely sure what I'm doing, but I have been reading up on how to use my camera with all of its whistles and bells! TallCakes, thanks for the direction re: the Fenton catalogs. I'll be sure to check them out. I have a few more estate/garage sale items that I rediscovered while unpacking from a recent move. I'll be sure to post them soon to see if anyone has any insight. (I have a tendency to pick things up that catch my eye after Sunday "brunching" and a couple of mimosas and try to figure out what they are later.) blunderbuss2, I am happy to have "checked in" to the CyberAsylum!

      Thanks again, everyone!

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.