This is a beautiful set of iridescent carnival glass plates produced by Fenton in the 1970's. All eight pieces are in perfect condition with no chips, cracks or scratches. These are highly collectible and would make great display pieces.
The first eight pieces of the "Christmas In America" series are included in this listing. Each 7-3/4 inch diameter plate was created from amethyst carnival glass and features a different iconic American church. The plate front is detailed with an image of the church surrounded by a holly wreath bearing the year of the plate.The reverse side of the plate has a brief history of the church and the plate series number. The following churches are described on the plates that are included in this listing. #1 1970: "The Little Brown Church in The Vale" Bradford Iowa. #2 1971: "The Old Brick Church" Isle of Wright County Virginia. #3 1972: "The Two Horned Church" Marietta Ohio. Mary's of the Mountains Virginia City Nevada. #5 1974: "The Nation Church" Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
#7 1976: "The Old North Church" Boston Massachusetts. #8 1977: "San Carlos Borromen De Carmelo" Carmel California.Four of the original certificates are included with the set. The item "Fenton Carnival Glass Plate Set, Christmas In America #1 to #8, Storage Box Incl" is in sale since Saturday, June 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Carnival Glass\Contemporary (1940-Now)\Fenton". The seller is "harmonyranch" and is located in Elgin, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.