How to Identify Fenton Glass: 10 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow
Fenton, is arranged in chronological order, but please keep in mind all dates are approximate. Occasionally different colored labels were used on different colors of glass at the same time. The company also often used up the last of the preceding labels even after a new label was introduced.
For example, in June 4, letter which Bill Fenton sent to all sales representatives, introducing the new Magenta and Blue "worker" label, he wrote " At the present time these are being used on only a portion of the line and will not be used entirely untill a later date". In addition, some of the older company records are sketchy and prior to there are almost no records at all. Labels shown here have been enlarged to show detail.
There are no records to indicate color, only a printed black and white copy. Silver and Ivory--the outer rim and printing are silver and the background color is ivory. Part of a Fenton Art Glass Company letterhead. The of the label on the letterhead was blue.
Marks, Labels, Stickers, Signatures
Red and White, possibly used for shop samples only. Yellow on Silver, used in Yellow on Silver foil, used in Yellow and also Brown, used in Blue, used from to Gold, used from to Silver label with Silver letters and a Greenish Yellow backgrond, also used in a Blue color with a Gold background. There is also a version of the label which states "Handmade by Fenton". Frank Fenton feels it was probably used first and the words "in America" were added later because of the escalating war in Europe.
The dark background is Red with Silver print, the light background is Silver with Red print. This was used only on Milk Glass in conjuction with other labels. Brown with Silver lettering. Gold a greenish yellow with Silver lettering. Foil, Blue and silver.
Used on Milk Glass only. Probably in Magenta only, but possibly blue also. This label did not copy well. Vasart Scottish glass paper label.
However, before the turn of the century, barbers mixed their own tonics and would then order the containers from glass factories. Some of the reference titles are currently out of stock. Guaranteed Delivery see all. Buying Format see all. Blue - to Iittala Finnish glass clear plastic label - black text.
Kings Lynn English glass paper label. A double star was put on ware donated to Williamstown organizations for fundraising activities.
How to Identify an Authentic Fenton Glass
Salviati Murano glass paper label. Unfortunately, there are many reproductions in circulation. The "WG" mark is a "W" intertwined with a "G. This company has always been well-known for its diverse colors of glass and has persistently changed its production to stay attune with current tastes in decorating.
Lindshammar Sweden Gunnar Ander Swedish glass paper label. Hadeland Norwegian glass foil label. Ryd Swedish glass foil label. Generic Murano glass foil 'Rooster' label, found on Galliano Ferro item. There is a difference between a reissue and a reproduction. Earlier in the s decade, seconds were marked with a flame that resembles a calligraphy style S. This particular mark was used up through the s but was not placed on all glass produced by Westmoreland.
Gullaskruf , Swedish glass foil label.