Fenton Art Glass: A Centennial of Glass Making, 1907 to 2007

Fenton Art Glass: A Centennial of Glass Making,

This greatly expanded and revised edition includes beautiful glassware from every decade of Fenton production, making this the only book highlighting Fenton's glassmaking diversity for over 105 years. Over 4,000 pieces of glass are included, adding 1,000 pieces in this edition. With over 700 color photos, this book emphasizes the creativity of Fenton's artists. Different glass types featured include Art Glass, Burmese, Carnival, Chocolate, Favrene, Hobnail, Opalescent, Rosalene, Stretch, along with animals, holiday-related items, and more. Also providing the human touch, additional photos of family, employees, and artists are included. There is something for everyone. This book will delight all Fenton collectors, whether seeking old glass or new. The text divides into twelve decades, depicting different glass types made over time. A brief history is given, along with information on the Fenton family, decorators, and glass workers. Detailed captions include pattern number, pattern name, size, color, dates made and up to date values. Also provided are a detailed collector list, bibliography, and index.

  • ASIN: 0764336800

Fenton Art Glass Patterns, 1939-1980: Identification & Value Guide

Fenton Art Glass Patterns, 1939-1980: Identification & Value

This all-new volume picks up where the first left off, concentrating on the popular years from 1940 to 1980. There are thousands of pieces shown in full-colour, full-page, detailed photos in conjunction with many intriguing catalog reprints. It is well researched with great insight from Frank Fenton, who also provided historical information, company records, and original catalogs.

  • Brand: Brand: Collector Books
  • ASIN: 1574321056

Fenton Art Glass 1907-1939: Identification & Value Guide

Fenton Art Glass 1907-1939: Identification & Value

Hundreds of pieces are shown in full color, full page, and in explicit detail. Well researched with great insight from Frank Fenton himself, the book provides historical information, company records, and original catalogs. Concentrating on the multitude of items produced from 1907 to 1939, items of a similar nature are arranged in the same section. Catalog reprints used in conjunction with photos render a better understanding of the shapes and decorations. Over 100 items not featured in the last edition are presented, as well as a new section on crystal glassware from the 1920s and 1930s. AUTHORBIO: Margaret Whitmyer and her husband, Kenn, have written many popular books - Collector's Encyclopedia of Hall China, Fenton Art Glass, 1907 - 1939, Fenton Art Glass Patterns, 1939 - 1980, Bedroom & Bathroom Glassware, and Children's Dishes. Their books are well-known in their fields. REVIEW: This book is a revised edition with current collector values and new photographs and catalog reprints. It contains valuable facts and insight from Frank Fenton himself.

  • Brand: Brand: Collector Books
  • ASIN: 0891456961

Fenton Art Glass Colors and Hand-Decorated Patterns 1939-1980: Identification & Value Guide

Fenton Art Glass Colors and Hand-Decorated Patterns 1939-1980:

Margaret and Kenn Whitmyer's books on Fenton art glass have become standards in the field. Now they have compiled a third volume for their series, Fenton Art Glass Colors and Hand-Decorated Patterns, 1939 - 1980. While the book covers the same time period as their second volume, Fenton Art Glass Patterns, this volume features items not covered in their previous volumes, with chapters on carnival glass, milk glass, hand-decorated items, over-lay colors, opalescent glassware, opaque items, transparent glassware, and miscellaneous pieces. Presented in the same easy-to-use format as their other volumes, Fenton Art Glass Colors and Hand-Decorated Patterns is sure to please collectors. The detailed table of contents makes it easy to locate categories and specific items. A brief history on the Fenton company is provided, followed by more than 150 large, sharp color photographs and catalog pages with item numbers, colors, and current market values. Enjoy this latest volume by Fenton experts Margaret and Kenn Whitmyer. 2005 values.

  • Brand: Brand: Collector Books
  • ASIN: 1574324187

The Big Book of Fenton Glass: 1940-1970 (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

The Big Book of Fenton Glass: 1940-1970 (Schiffer

This popular tour of sumptuous glass colors, decorative treatments, and forms (from baskets and bowls to sandwich trays and vases) produced by the famous Fenton Art Glass Company is back in a new edition, complete with new values for collectors. More than 840 color images provide a visual feast of the company's popular products, plus rare, unlisted, and experimental items. A brief history of the West Virginia company, listings of factory ware and mold numbers, a chronicle of the various colors produced in the many product lines, a bibliography, and values round out the eye-catching presentation.

  • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Publishing
  • ASIN: 0764322435

Fenton Art Glass 1907-1939: Identification & Value Guide (2nd Edition)

Fenton Art Glass 1907-1939: Identification & Value Guide

In Fenton Art Glass, hundreds of pieces are shown in full color, full page, and in explicit detail. Well researched with great insight from Frank Fenton himself, the book provides historical information, company records, and original catalogs. Concentrating on the multitude of items produced from 1907 to 1939, items of a similar nature are arranged in the same section. Catalog reprints used in conjunction with photos render a better understanding of the shapes and decorations. Over 100 items not featured in the last edition are presented, as well as a new section on crystal glassware from the 1920s and 1930s.

  • Brand: Brand: Collector Books
  • ASIN: 1574322990

The Big Book of Fenton Milk Glass, 1940-1985

The Big Book of Fenton Milk Glass,

The most complete listing of Fenton Milk Glass is now revised and expanded. The beautiful white and pastel Milk Glass made by Fenton Art Glass from 1940-1985 is described and displayed in over 470 striking color photographs. During this period, Fenton was the preeminent manufacturer of Milk Glass wares. One look at this book will show you why. Superb examples in the popular Hobnail and Silver Crest patterns abound along with Block & Star, Cactus, Daisey & Button, Regency, Rose, and many other popular patterns. Forms from ashtrays and candy boxes to tidbits and vases are featured with a history of the company, glossary, and bibliography. Newly updated market values are in the captions.

  • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
  • ASIN: 0764320378

Fenton Special Orders, 1940-1980 (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

Fenton Special Orders, 1940-1980 (Schiffer Book for

Finally, here is a comprehensive guide to the Fenton art glass produced as special order items from the 1940s to 1980. Until now, few have been aware of the activities of Fenton's Special Orders Division. Over 840 striking color photos display these gorgeous glasswares produced for well known marketing companies, including L.G. Wright; Abels, Wasserberg & Co.; Macy's*TM; DeVilbiss Manufacturing Co.*TM; and Sherwin-Williams*TM. The wide ranging text includes histories of the ordering companies, useful tips on identifying these Fenton products, an extensive glossary of terms, and a detailed bibliography. Values are found in the captions and in easy-to-use tables. This book is a must for every glass enthusiast.

  • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
  • ASIN: 0764318128

Fenton A-Z (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

Fenton A-Z (Schiffer Book for

This extensive and easy-to-use guide allows readers quick access to vital information on all of Fenton's art glass types and values. Thousands of listings and over 390 beautiful color images illustrate the vast range of art glass produced by the Fenton Art Glass Company since it opened for business in 1905. Included are Fenton's Burmese, Carnival, Crests, Silver Crest, Hobnail, Milk Glass and Pastel Milk Glass, Opalescent, Opaque, Overlay, Satin, and Transparent styles, as well as Christmas items, Robert Barber wares, and Anniversary Issues. The text includes a company history and extensive tables of pattern names and color, color code, and years of production. For the serious collector or historian, a special reference code indicates in which of the author's other eight books one will find detailed information on each pattern type. Values are found in the tables. This book is essential reading for art glass collectors.

  • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Publishing
  • ASIN: 0764320467

Early Fenton Rarities: 1907-1938 (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

Early Fenton Rarities: 1907-1938 (Schiffer Book for

For one hundred years, the Fenton Art Glass Company of Williamstown, West Virginia, has been producing spectacular glass tableware and gift items. Displayed in over 870 brilliant color images are the best, rarest, and most coveted of Fenton's early production, from the early 1900s through the 1930s. They include Carnival Glass, American Iridescent Stretch Glass, Freehand Hanging Hearts, Karnak Red and Mosaic, Art Deco Dancing Ladies vases and urns in unusual colors, Two-Tone stretch and opaque candlesticks, September Morn Nymphs, #1639 Elizabeth, Lincoln Inn, and Satin Etchings. Also in this valuable guide are dating and pricing information, important collecting tips, numbers of pieces known in given production lines, and values in the captions. Everyone who loves art glass needs this book!

  • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
  • ASIN: 0764322877

Fenton Glass the Second 25 Years

Fenton Glass the Second 25

Book by Heacock, William, Murdock, Eugene C.

  • Brand: Brand: O-Val Advertising Corp.
  • ASIN: 091541029X

Fenton Special Orders, 1980-Present (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

Fenton Special Orders, 1980-Present (Schiffer Book for

Displayed in 900 beautiful color images are the Fenton Art Glass special order items produced from 1980 to today, ranging from baskets and chop plates to rose bowls and vases. These dazzling, much-coveted items were made-to-order for various companies, collectors' clubs, and individual customers. The company orders from Aladdin(TM), Anheuser-Busch(TM), Lenox(TM), and QVC(TM) are featured. The text includes brief histories of the ordering companies, clubs, and individuals, Fenton logos used, a glossary of terms, a detailed bibliography, and values in the captions. For those who seek Fenton's popular glass, this book is an essential reference.

  • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Publishing
  • ASIN: 0764318136

Warman's Fenton Glass: Identification and Price Guide

Warman's Fenton Glass: Identification and Price

Fenton Art Glass is among the world's leading producers of collectible handmade art glass. Their beautiful creations have developed quite a following. This full-color guide for Fenton enthusiasts provides them with everything they want to know, including current pricing. With more than 1,200 full color photos of Fenton carnival glass, custard glass, stretch glass, colored depression glass and opalescent glass from the past 100 years of the company's history, identification is quick and easy. Each featured piece is listed with history, maker marks, description and current collector pricing, making this book a great reference for novice and expert Fenton collectors alike. -Covers 100 years of Fenton glass -1,200 detailed color photos -Provides history, maker marks, description and current pricing

  • Brand: Brand: Krause Publ
  • ASIN: 0873499611
  • UPC: 046081009617

Fenton Glass Compendium: 1970-1985 (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

Fenton Glass Compendium: 1970-1985 (Schiffer Book for

The beautiful glass art wares made by the Fenton Art Glass Company from 1970 through 1985, in Williamstown, West Virginia, are highly desirable today. Many, ranging from animal figures to vases, are displayed here in over 1,160 color photographs. Every color, form, and glass decorating motif employed by Fenton during this period is described or displayed. An informative text recounts the production history of the art ware items made during this period (including baskets, bells, eggs, Fairy Lamps, tree rings, and special order items), along with the colors and the decorative treatments used in their creation. Manufacturer's marks used during this period are also discussed. Included as well are values in the captions and in tables. Every glass collector and dealer, ranging from the novice to the most experienced, will welcome this important reference.

  • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
  • ASIN: 0764313444

Fenton Burmese Glass (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

Fenton Burmese Glass (Schiffer Book for

Burmese glass was developed by the Mt. Washington glass company in 1885 and was named by Queen Victoria because the shaded colors reminded her of a sunset in Burma. The Fenton Art Glass Company is the only company to successfully replicate the original Burmese formula in modern times. Fenton introduced Burmese in 1970 and continues to produce it. This beautiful book includes 719 color photographs of fine examples from Fenton's General Catalog, Connoisseur Collection, Supplements, Gift Shop, QVC, and Special Orders. They are organized by the year of their introduction. The major glass workers and decorators are also featured. Each caption has a ware number, size, year of production, and price.

  • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
  • ASIN: 076431968X

Slag & Marble Glass: The Prominent Years 1959-1985, Imperial, Westmoreland, L. G. Wright, and Fenton (Schiffer Book for Collectors (Paperback))

Slag & Marble Glass: The Prominent Years 1959-1985,

This long-awaited survey explores slag and marble glass from its four major producers--the Imperial Glass Corp., Westmoreland Glass Co., L. G. Wright Glass Co., and the Fenton Art Glass Co--and others. The "Golden Age" of modern slag glass, when it was used for both table pieces and decorative items, is displayed in over 570 beautiful color photos showing over 900 pieces. This book is densely packed with well-researched information on all documented pieces. It is smartly organized by company and category, making use of this excellent book extremely easy. Also, many test and whimsey items are included. Photo captions include production years, mold names and numbers, sizes, factory marks, colors made, and values. A chapter on additional companies that produced slag glass is also included. Information on reproductions will help readers determine what colors and marks can be found on newer items. For anyone buying, selling, or collecting slag glass, this is the essential reference guide.

  • ASIN: 076432652X

Fenton Glass Cats & Dogs (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

Fenton Glass Cats & Dogs (Schiffer Book for

This beautifully illustrated book features over 500 different cats and dogs made by the Fenton Art Glass Company in Williamstown, West Virginia, from 1933 to the present. The book includes many styles that were made in the regular line, sold through the company's gift shop, made for other companies, special orders, and creations that marked special occasions. A wide variety of special techniques were used in their production, including hand painting, iridized finishes, satin finishes, and other treatments. Variations among the mold styles of each cat and dog are explained. Information for this book was gathered from original Fenton catalogs and correspondence with the Fenton Art Glass Company, information from companies that ordered from Fenton, and individual collectors. This book is an essential reference for cat and dog lovers and all Fenton glass collectors.

  • ASIN: 0764314890

Fenton Glass: The First Twenty-five Years, 1907-1932- Featuring the Glass Collection on Display at the Fenton Art Glass Museum, Williamstown, W. Va

Fenton Glass: The First Twenty-five Years, 1907-1932- Featuring

141 pages. 74 pages of full color collections; and 30 pages of b/w photographs and pages from old catalogs.

  • ASIN: B0006XUIW6

A Guide to Historic Marietta, Ohio (History & Guide)

A Guide to Historic Marietta, Ohio (History &

Welcome to Marietta, the elegant Ohio River city where this state’s history begins. Explore ancient earthworks, stroll shady brick streets lined with glorious Victorian mansions, wander through museums and kick back in a wide variety of restaurants and taverns. Venture into nearby West Virginia and visit Fenton, America’s oldest art glass company; Blennerhassett Island, where Aaron Burr hatched a plot against the U.S. government; and Henderson Hall, the majestic great house of a former slave plantation―all within fifteen miles of downtown Marietta. This informative guide will help you make the most of your time. It includes an overview of the area’s rich history, maps, dozens of vintage and modern photographs and descriptions of the best sites and attractions the region has to offer―including those that most visitors miss.

  • ASIN: 1609492765

Fenton Rarities, 1940-1985 (Schiffer Book for Collectors with Price Guide)

Fenton Rarities, 1940-1985 (Schiffer Book for Collectors with

Dazzling handmade glass rarities from the Fenton Art Glass Company of Williamstown, West Virginia, are showcased, described, and illustrated in nearly 800 vibrant color photographs! These highly sought, yet rarely seen, items from 1940-1985, include experimental pieces, sales samples, and glassware made rare by brief production spans, ranging from baskets and cake plates to tankards and vases. Fenton artisans proving their skills made spectacular personal pieces collectors' treasure today. Those with rare colors, decorative treatments, and forms are the main features of this book. Also included are a company history, glossary of terms, and a bibliography. Current market values are included in the captions.

  • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
  • ASIN: 0764315951

The Charleton Line: AWCO's Decorations on Fenton, Cambridge, Consolidated, Westmoreland, Duncan & Miller, Heisey, Imperial, Limoges, and Others (Schiffer Book for Collectors with Price Guide)

The Charleton Line: AWCO's Decorations on Fenton, Cambridge,

Charleton decoration on glass and porcelain was prolific in the 1940s and 1950s on blanks from American and European manufacturers. Charleton hand-painted landscapes, fruit, flowers, geometric patterns and abstracts are displayed here in over 600 stunning images, many never before appearing in print. Histories of the decorating company (Abels, Wasserberg & Company of New York) and the firms that provided the blanks appear along with an extensive bibliography and current values. This book is a useful reference to identify decorated glass and porcelain and will inspire searches for its distinctive decorations.

  • Brand: Brand: Schiffer Pub Ltd
  • ASIN: 0764316451

20th Century Factory Glass

20th Century Factory

  • ASIN: 0847822532

Fenton Carnival Glass: The Early Years

Fenton Carnival Glass: The Early

Profusely illustrated in color.

  • ASIN: 0891451617

Fenton Glass the Third 25 Years with Price Guide

Fenton Glass the Third 25 Years with Price

  • ASIN: 0915410370
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Fenton Glass, 1905-2007 - part 1 of 2

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How to Identify Fenton Glass

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Fenton Glass, 1905-2007 - part 2 of 2

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Candlewick by Imperial Glass - Antiques with Gary Stover

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