Made out of seldom seen celeste blue glass, this is the one rare piece you have been waiting for to complete your collection! This compote is in "as made" condition with no dings, chips, cracks or flea bites! It has a couple of small bubbles (normal) in the base that do not go thru the glass. It has nice multi colored iridescence. Please seen all the photos as they are part of the description.This is a great example of antique carnival glass! Check out my other items. Keep in mind that these pieces of antique (100 yr old and more) carnival glass may have certain flaws and imperfections which do not exist in modern glassware. Antique Carnival Glass may have none, some or all of the following: just a few or many air bubbles of various sizes, inclusions ash, cinders, etc. , straw marks (actually shear marks), tool marks, worn, missing or pooled iridescence, heat checks (internal fissures caused by uneven cooling); rough seams, extra glass at seams or webbing between edge points. This glass was produced a century ago in less than clean environments before Quality Control existed.
It was cut with cold shears often producing what is commonly referred to as "straw marks". It was then hand pressed into moulds that did eventually wear out, thus lessening detail. Finally, it was hand-sprayed with metallic salts and sometimes refired for effect. Edge treatments such as ruffles, candy ribbon, pie crust or 3-in-1 were all hand shaped with various tools which often left tool marks.Keep in mind that these manufacturing imperfections are commonplace in antique carnival glass. We value our customers very much. The item "Fenton Peacock and Urn Celeste Blue Ruffled Compote. Rare Carnival Glass" is in sale since Tuesday, May 03, 2016. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Carnival Glass\Vintage (Pre-1940)\Fenton". The seller is "esox42" and is located in Laporte, Minnesota.
This item can be shipped worldwide.