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Fenton Glass458 of 604Amberina ashtray setFenton? Epergne?,...beautiful piece, would love to know who made it.
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    Posted 9 years ago

    Jayne1958
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    I just inherited this collection of Fenton glass. It was given to my grandparents as a wedding gift on October, 3 1908. I am looking for more information as to its value for insurance purposes. It is in perfect condition. The large bowl measures 10 3/4". The smaller bowls measure 5 3/4".

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    1. Paul71 Paul71, 9 years ago
      This is not Fenton; this is Imperial Glass Company's grape pattern. This iridescent treatment was called Azur by the company. It may have been a gift to your grandparents, but Imperial did not begin producing iridescent wares ("carnival glass") until Fall 1909. At this time the first color they began to produce was Rubigold (collector's call this "marigold"). The earliest iridescent wares utilized moulds already used for production in clear glass. Azur came about shortly after. With the increase in popularity of this ware, new moulds were designed specifically for it. Imperial's Grape pattern does not show up in wholesale catalogs until after 1910.
    2. Shawnl86 Shawnl86, 9 years ago
      Wonderful! Wonderful Set!
    3. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 9 years ago
      Is this a master berry bowl and individual berry bowls?

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