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    Posted 2 years ago

    kwqd
    (639 items)

    This piece is probably fashioned from an Imperial Glass #505 goblet. Here is a link with a catalog page which shows this goblet:

    http://www.carnivalheaven.com/carnivalglass103/id19.htm.

    It is not marked so was made prior to 1951. It is 5 7/8" h x 4 7/8" w. I think I paid $2.99 for it at GW. It is iridescent, not carnival, but my phone camera filters out the sheen and colors in the finish.

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    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      Lovely pale blue color & swirly pattern
    2. TallCakes TallCakes, 2 years ago
      Fenton hasn't gone out of business but in 2011 stopped making the tradition glass items and shifted to glass jewelry. This item was made by Imperial Glass Company' likely from their extensive NUCUT line but I don't recognize the exact pattern number.
    3. kwqd kwqd, 2 years ago
      Thanks, TallCakes. I found that McKee and L E Smith also made a similar pattern...
    4. kwqd kwqd, 2 years ago
      Pattern called Quintec....
    5. TallCakes TallCakes, 2 years ago
      Quintec does have a similar hobstar motif but this is not Quintec, which was first made by McKee Bros and reproduced by Smith and others.
    6. TallCakes TallCakes, 2 years ago
      I did manage to find on online with the Imperial Glass mark:
      https://www.ebay.com/itm/292583162387?ViewItem=&item=292583162387
    7. kwqd kwqd, 2 years ago
      Thanks, TallCakes. Wasn't Imperial mostly marked in the glass?
    8. kwqd kwqd, 2 years ago
      Thanks, TallCakes. I also found a little toothpick with the exact pattern, but the link is no longer good. All of the Nucut that I find is so much heavier and thicker than this piece.... Thanks for your help!
    9. kwqd kwqd, 2 years ago
      Yep, the one on ebay is definitely it! Thanks!
    10. TallCakes TallCakes, 2 years ago
      Imperial Glass did have many maker's mark thru the years but not all of their glass was marked. The superimposed IG mark was introduced on 1951.
    11. TallCakes TallCakes, 2 years ago
      because this piece was possibly formed from a goblet the glass was heated and stretched thus making it much thinner. To me it has similarities to #505 Bellaire/Octagon but is a simpler pattern with fewer of the motifs included than in 505.
    12. kwqd kwqd, 2 years ago
      Thanks! My glass eye (no pun intended) is definitely rusty. Looks like this was a very popular pattern for toothpick holders.
    13. TallCakes TallCakes, 2 years ago
      that's it... it is fashioned from a 505 goblet. here's a link with a catalog page:
      http://www.carnivalheaven.com/carnivalglass103/id19.htm
    14. TallCakes TallCakes, 2 years ago
      yes, 505 was a very popular and widely reissued pattern for Imperial. It was first introduced as #505 Bellaire in 1912 and likely made up the their final closing in 1984.
    15. kwqd kwqd, 2 years ago
      Sweet! Thanks!
    16. kwqd kwqd, 2 years ago
      Thanks for the loves aura, TimeTraveller, Caperkid, AdeleC, TassieDevil, fortapache, nutsabota6 and Newfld and the comments from Newfld and TallCakes.
    17. kwqd kwqd, 11 months ago
      Thank you very much Nafssalg! Ugh! I am going to have to redo these photos!
    18. foseatme, 11 months ago
      so pretty!
    19. kwqd kwqd, 9 months ago
      Very belated thanks to

      foseatme
      Nafssalg
      aura
      TimeTraveller
      Caperkid
      AdeleC
      TassieDevil
      fortapache
      nutsabotas6
      Jenni

      Apologies!

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