Each individual piece was poured, tooled, shaped and colored by hand. When the Great Depression hit, the "pretty glass" fell out of favor and could no longer be afforded by the general public. With the factories full of glass, they were eventually given away as prizes at carnivals and State Fairs. Carnival Glass is pure, classic Americana.
No Two Pieces Are Ever The Same. Pattern: Gevurtz Brothers Advertising Flat Plate. This is a Very Rare Piece. Color: Amethyst with Amazing Color!
Hot Pink & Purple Highlights with Emerald Green, Banana Yellow and Hot Burgundy on the Interior. Paneled Exterior has some Gorgeous Color too. Special Attributes: This Gorgeous & Rare Fenton Carnival Glass Flat Plate is an antique.
It is just as alive today, as it was when it was created by the Fenton Factory Craftsmen, over a century ago! Advertising Plate reads: Gevurtz Bros. Furniture & Clothing - Union Ave. The Color on this Rare Plate is Off the Charts, so please look carefully here because it is Quite Old, dating back to around 1910.There is a Flat Chip on the Exterior that doesn't fully jeopardize the integrity of the shape of the Obverse. Only you can decide if the Rarity and Beauty of this piece is more important than the Chip. This is a Rare Carnival Glass Plate and is is otherwise Very Good Condition.
This Fenton is antique and is not signed. Dimensions: 6" wide, 1 1/4" tall, on Base that is 2 1/2 wide. Common Bubbles, Straw Marks, and the chip mentioned above, but no chips, cracks, repairs, abuse or loss of iridescence. Age appropriate wear only (there are some spots of wear and roughness to the top flower).This Plate is in Very Good Condition with No other issues to the Edge, Base or Pattern. This Fenton would be an Incredible addition to any collection! Please Read: 99% of the glassware that I sell is between 80 to 160 years old. If you are looking for brand new, contemporary items, you might not always find them here.
If you are unfamiliar with old, antique glassware, please know that there will sometimes be wear, small scratches, tiny chips called "flea bites" and roughness on certain piece's edges, mould seams and bases. There are also "manufacture marks, " such as tooling marks, "straw" or "sheer" marks, mould imperfections, bubbles, etc. Tiny damage will normally be mentioned for accuracy, because if I can feel it, I will mention it. Over all, please let the photos guide you - I usually post 12 pictures per item, giving you a description, much more accurate then my words. Dan This Fenton Amethyst Gevurtz Bros.
Advertising Plate is worthy of any Collection of Fine Antique Carnival or Iridescent Pressed Glass. Please ask any questions, I will try to answer as best I can.
Please take a good look at the photos - I'll let the photos speak for themselves! To All My Return Customers, a Huge & Warm "Thank You" & to All my New Customers, Welcome! If you love Carnival Glass and have discovered that you have the "Carnival Glass Bug, " please consider joining one of the many Carnival Glass organizations both here in the United States and abroad! Make plans and go to a convention, they're a blast & the auctions are incredible!
Please see my "About Me" page for more information! Photos taken in Natural Light, sometimes on both a black and a white background.
Photos are also taken outside, out of direct sunlight and inside in interior light (pictures taken on black background look more vibrant because the camera can focus on the colors and details). "Lifting, " "Copying & Pasting" or down right "Stealing" from my Listings really ticks me off. Please do your own research & leave my Listings alone! ABOUT MY POLICIES I STRIVE FOR FIVE STAR SERVICE: Your Satisfaction, Delight & Repeat Business is my #1 Priority, so please familiarize yourself with my items!Thanks, I really Appreciate it! If you are not familiar with Carnival Glass or other Antique American-made Pressed Glass, please know that there will always be Variations, Imperfections, Wear, Bubbles, Shear Marks and an Occasional Pinhead or Two. Damage however, will always be brought to your attention. I pride myself in all of my items and as a collector I always do my best to research & describe all Glass, Jewelry and Collectibles to the best of my ability!
Be Aware & ask me for a Quote! PLEASE DO NOT PAY UNTIL YOU RECEIVE YOUR INVOICE! I MAKE SURE ALL OF MY ITEMS ARE PACKAGED AS PROFESSIONALLY AS POSSIBLE BUT CANNOT "ASSUME" THAT YOUR ITEM WILL BE HANDLED PROFESSIONALLY ONCE IT LEAVES MY HANDS! I MAKE SURE TO DESCRIBE AND PHOTOGRAPH ALL ITEMS BEAUTIFULLY AND TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY.
If you're in the Delaware Area, near I-95, please stop into the Wonderful Town of Newark, where I also sell Carnival, Jewelry, Coins & Collectibles at Aunt Margaret's Antique Mall, right on Main Street near The University of Delaware! Please note, I was informed that this is the Dugan version of Wreath of Roses, not Fenton. The item "RARE FENTON GEVURTZ BROS AMETHYST CARNIVAL GLASS ADVERTISING FLAT PLATE" is in sale since Monday, February 01, 2016. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Carnival Glass\Vintage (Pre-1940)\Fenton".The seller is "glassdaze65" and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.