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This is a VERY SCARCE, UNMARKED, Antique Fenton CONCORD Collar Based Ruffled Bowl made in the early 1900's. The base glass color is very highly prized EMERALD GREEN! This piece has NO makers mark!This is no reproduction piece. The photographs, in total, clearly show just how Stunningly GORGEOUS this specimen is...
It makes a Whale of a statement on display! This very elegant and highly prized shape and pattern seldom comes along for sale, with a pure EMERALD GREEN presentation, and especially with iridescent properties this Fabulous! Take a good long look! It is exceptionally well done for the shape and pattern.
The iridescence is Ultra RICH in nature, FAR above average for any piece of Antique Fenton, featuring loads of Vivid BLUE throughout giving it that highly prized EMERALD GREEN effect. One of those pieces that stand WAY, WAY out in a crowd! The Striking iridescent properties make this Gem are a pure pleasure to look at. If you have been looking for one of these prized bowls with PREMIUM EMERALD GREEN features... Please see the photographs and enjoy...
I have showed as many angles and iridescent features as I can cram into 12 photographs. Dark areas in the photographs are shadows or reflections only.
This is a Fantastic opportunity to own a Tremendous specimen with a CADILLAC iridescent presentation... Look it over and give it serious consideration. A Very Elusive, High Quality piece of Antique Fenton Glass.
Again there is no makers mark at all. It is antique Fenton at its VERY, VERY finest. Every bit as Elegant, Sultry Rich and Extraordinarily Beautiful as the photos show. My photos are taken outside in natural indirect sunlight.I never use a flash or props. I never enhance photos, never have, never will. I aim to show you the best iridescent color the piece offers.
If the piece looks awesome in the photos... What you see is what you will get! The piece is 8 1/2 inches wide at the widest point.
It is 2 3/4 inches tall at the tallest point. There are NO CRACKS or REPAIRS on this VERY ELUSIVE, Ultra Rich, Strikingly Gorgeous Antique Fenton Ruffled Bowl. A Spectacular piece of this fine antique glass! THE BASE: The mold seams on the base are nice and smooth. I can't make out any shelf wear on the on the bottom of the base which is extraordinary for any piece of this fine Antique Glass.
PHOTO 10 shows the on the upper lip of the Collar Base, there is a small flake, shown clearly for you next to the end of a ball point pen for easy reference to any ball point pen in your home. You can clearly see how very small it is, tucked away up under the lip of the Collar Base, so that if you didn't know it was there, and actually looked for it, or felt it, you would miss it completely. How it got there, in that odd place, is anybody's guess.
But it is completely insignificant, in my opinion, on a truly ELUSIVE piece with a Magnificent, Extraordinary iridescent presentation. It sits flat and level on a flat surface. THE INTERIOR: The interior display surface of the piece is in great, great shape. No wear at all which is extraordinary for the shape and pattern. It looks like it was never used for anything but display throughout its 100 year old history.The iridescence throughout the interior surface of this Grand Beauty is very Vibrant and Visually Stunning featuring LOADS of Vivid BLUE... From the very center out to the very edge... A piece that stands WAY, WAY out in a crowd...
PREMIUM, TOP SHELF iridescent qualities that are always in very high demand and would compliment and enhance any collection. A Whale of a piece of Antique Fenton Glass.
THE EXTERIOR: I can't make out any wear at all around the exterior, top or bottom, which is extraordinary for any piece of this fine old glass. The iridescence is quite pretty all the way around and features Vibrant Rainbow Multi-Color highlights that makes it easy to display and attractive no matter the angle. THE EDGE: The Edge Treatment on the piece is very well done. The ruffles are well formed and even all the way around the bowl.
Actually quite nicely balanced for these. The close up photographs clearly show that this Exceptionally Beautiful Gem has been very well cared for over the last century... Kept as a show case without a doubt in my opinion. Opportunities to own them, with an Stunning EMERALD GREEN presentation, are RARE. You'll be very hard pressed to ever find another one that can come anywhere close to comparing to this Jewel in iridescent beauty and condition!
An Very Elusive, Ultra Rich, Strikingly Beautiful piece of antique Fenton and a superb example of this century old glass. That is all I can find on this VERY SCARCE, Visually Exquisite Antique Fenton Ruffled Bowl.A Truly Gorgeous example of this very elegant and highly prized pattern, shape and very difficult to obtain base glass color. If you have been searching for one of these prized bowls with a Magnificent EMERALD GREEN presentation... You'll be very hard pressed to EVER find another than can come anywhere close to comparing to this Cadillac Gem in iridescent excellence and condition. It makes a Whale of a statement on display in terms of its sheer iridescent excellence alone!
Certainly its a piece that will delight the eyes, adding awesome visual appeal and interest to your display as well as excellent dollar value. It is every bit as Rich, Elegant and Amazingly Beautiful as the photographs show!
I fully intend it to be that way, no glitz and glamour. I find it completely fascinating. There is nothing else like it in the world of antiques... The historical pieces I sell are part of our history, as a country, and made right here in the good ole' USA unless I state otherwise. They represent a time when America made things, great things...
Before it was popular to sell this country out! The photographs say it all! Nothing else needs to be done or said.I do my best to point out damage or wear issues with the pieces I offer. True antique glass always has some manufacturing marks. It was made a century ago and mass produced...
Well before quality was an idea. Well before Cell Phones, Computers or any technology at all. It is hard for people to comprehend that today, but it is fact.The working conditions were unbearable by today's standards, yet the hard working American's of this era produced some of the most amazing items ever made. Manufacturing marks within the glass are part of the charm of this period in time. If there is a manufacturing mark that is out of the ordinary...
Such as excessive, contained, bubbles throughout the glass or a manufacturing heat check... Normal manufacturing marks such as straw marks, stretch marks, enclosed bubbles, light tool marks, though, will not be mentioned and should certainly be anticipated. Look over the many photos provided. If typical manufacturing marks bother you... Please ask questions up front!
I will readily answer questions as diligently as I can. It will further your appreciation and hone your interest. I highly recommend David Doty's Carnival Glass Website. I also find his Field Guides extremely helpful if you can find them, there are several. They are the best guide to learning patterns, especially the 2000 updated version.I also recommend Edwards and Carwile's Carnival Glass Encyclopedia... There are several editions published. They cover the widest array of patterns of any guide I have seen and the text is excellent. There are other very worthy materials out there that will help you learn and grow, as well as numerous clubs and organizations. I use premium ONE INCH bubble wrap (not the cheap 1/4 inch) and foam peanuts to package the pieces exclusively. I take great pride in packaging these wonderful pieces of history VERY well... Like they deserve to be packaged and I like them packaged for me. I never know how an item will sell. My goal, however, is to NEVER have a damaged piece of glass... My feedback comments prove my diligence in that regard. Running No Reserve Auctions do not always allow me to do that... For repeat buyers I certainly will! I don't advertise it... I just do it when I send the invoice.
It is my way of saying THANK YOU! I run 7 to 10 day auctions with plenty of photos, text and lots of time for questions if needed. The item "Fenton CONCORD ANTIQUE CARNIVAL ART GLASS RUFFLED BOWLEMERALD GREENSPECTACULAR" is in sale since Monday, January 16, 2017.This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Carnival Glass\Vintage (Pre-1940)\Fenton". The seller is "bigrigg1107" and is located in Mooresville, Indiana. This item can be shipped worldwide.