Big and Beautiful Amethyst Carnival Glass 18" Swung Vase with 4" base, in excellent undamaged antique condition. The hobs found in each flame of the crown are what distinguish this version of Rustic as the'variant'. Please note that the tumbler used for size comparison is NOT offered as part of this listing. FENTON ART GLASS COMPANY 1905 - 2011.Tumbler for size comparison only. John later founded Millersburg Glass Co. Introduced America to inexpensive iridized glassware in 1907. Their innovative process involved spraying hot glass with proprietary solutions of metallic salts to produce a microscopically-thin layer of metal which bonded to the glass on a molecular level. Different salts and multiple sprayings influenced the color and intensity of the iridescence which makes Carnival Glass so beautiful and collectible.
Nearly 150 patterns in Carnival Glass are credited to the Fenton Art Glass Company. Item has no discernible post-production damage chips, cracks, etc. , it may have one or more issues related to the dirty and dangerous production methods and the non-existance of Quality Control of the early 1900s.
Production issues include: Air bubbles not squeezed out during pressing. Heat checks which are internal rifts filled with air (which is why you can see them), usually from a burst air bubble. Inclusions in the glass or on the surface of ash, grit or other foreign matter. Strands of undissolved colorant (usually in green glass). Straw marks where molten glass was snipped with cool metal shears from the gathering rod, causing the glass touched by the shears to harden prematurely; lines in the glass also formed naturally during the cooling process.Tool marks from implements used to form the edge or influence the shape. Mold issues such as incomplete or malformed edges. Rough seams, extra glass at seams; webbed, incomplete or pulled edge points. Uneven legs, slanted stems or a bowed base (causing rocking).
While these issues may be undesirable in the extreme, they do not qualify as "damage" and will be found to some degree on nearly all antique Carnival Glass. All items are bubble wrapped and cushioned with peanuts; no tape is used on the bubble wrap. Labeled GLASS or FRAGILE, and. Get images that make Supersized seem small.Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. The item "Fenton RUSTIC MIDSIZE VARIANT Amethyst Carnival Glass 18 Swung Vase 6857" is in sale since Sunday, July 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Carnival Glass\Vintage (Pre-1940)\Fenton".
The seller is "carnivalglasskingdotnet" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.