MY AUCTIONS ARE ALWAYS NO RESERVE AUCTIONS, HAVE BEEN FOR YEARS, THE WAY AUCTIONS SHOULD BE. SO PLEASE ENJOY AND HAVE FUN WITH THEM! This is a VERY SCARCE, UNMARKED, Antique Fenton FEATHERED SERPENT Collar Based LARGE Ice Cream Shaped Bowl made in the early 1900's. The base glass color is MARIGOLD. This piece has NO makers mark!This is no reproduction piece. This is a LARGE piece of glass... Makes quite a statement on display in terms of its sheer size alone! The pattern is scarce in general, and darn RARE in the Ice Cream Shape in any color!
The photographs clearly show this is an exceptional specimen, a tremendous piece of glass! They are seldom ever seen in this particular shape... A Super opportunity to own a PREMIUM, TOP SHELF example! This one has a very nice overall luster... Lovely Rainbow Multi-Color throughout the entire exterior...
The exterior, as well, is extraordinarily gorgeous as well making the piece easy to display and very attractive from any angle. A extremely pleasing presentation in every regard.It sure makes for an eye catching piece on exhibit for sure! If you have been looking for one of these Large, prized beauties in this elusive shape, in MARIGOLD base glass... Take a darn good look here. You will be hard pressed to EVER find a finer example in terms of iridescent excellence or condition. 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 super opportunity to own an Magnificent specimen! Rich, Gorgeous and combined with the Super Elusive shape make it a piece that stands WAY, WAY out in a crowd and attracts LOADS of attention!
Look it over and give it serious consideration. An truly elusive, Strikingly Beautiful piece of Antique Fenton Glass.Again there is no makers mark at all. It is antique Fenton at its finest.
Every bit as Rich and Ultimately Gorgeous 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 9 1/4 inches wide at the widest point. 2 5/8 inches tall at the tallest point. A LARGE piece of glass! There are NO CHIPS, CRACKS or REPAIRS on this EXTREMELY ELUSIVE, Strikingly Beautiful Antique Fenton LARGE Ice Cream Shaped Bowl.A Spectacular piece of this fine antique glass! THE BASE: The mold seams on the base are nice and smooth. I can make out just very light shelf wear on the bottom of the base which is very common for this fine antique glass... Certainly nothing uncommon with this gorgeous piece.
It sits flat and level on a flat surface. I can't make out any wear at all which is exceptional for the shape, pattern and indeed any piece of this fine Antique Glass. The photographs clearly show that the interior display surface is absolutely superb! The iridescent properties throughout the interior display surface are truly remarkable to say the very least...
Rich, Vibrant Rainbow Multi-Color across the entire interior display surface. Very few will have one of these, in this shape, period! And just try finding a finer one than this!
A High Quality piece that stands WAY, WAY out and attracts lots of attention. A PREMIUM piece of Antique Fenton Glass.
THE EXTERIOR: I can't make out any wear at all on the exterior which is absolutely extraordinary! The exterior of this one is extremely beautiful, all the way around, exhibiting lovely Rainbow Multi-Color throughout with lots of PINK, BLUE and RED making it exceptionally attractive from any angle and easy to display! A tremendous piece is terms of sheer size and ultimate visual beauty! It is a heck of a piece of glass!
You ought to hold this Magnum Beauty in your hands! THE EDGE: The Edge Treatment on the piece is very well done. The sides are turned up evenly to form the Ice Cream Shape... Exceptional for these and quite well balanced.The extended edges have all been accounted for. You can clearly see in the close up photographs that this Stellar Jewel has obviously been exceptionally well cared for over the last century... Kept as a show case piece without a doubt! Opportunities to own these, in the Ice Cream Shape, are RARE! And especially with visual characteristics this Beautiful, in this kind of condition! An extremely elusive, exceptionally attractive piece of antique Fenton and a superb example of this century old glass. That is all I can find on this VERY SCARCE, Rich and Absolutely Gorgeous Antique Fenton LARGE Ice Cream Shaped Bowl. A mighty impressive example of this very elegant and highly prized pattern, very difficult to obtain shape and base glass color.
If you have been searching for a Fantastic specimen in this elusive edge treatment... Here is a Gorgeous one, in MARIGOLD base glass. A PREMIUM, TOP SHELF specimen in every regard.
It sure makes a whale of a statement on display. There are few of these around and none more beautiful!
It is loaded with eye catching visual qualities... Absolutely beautiful Rainbow Multi-Color features!
Certainly its a piece that will add awesome visual appeal and interest to your display as well as excellent dollar value. It is every bit as Elegant and Beautiful as the photographs show and then some!
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 FEATHERED SERPENT ANTIQUE CARNIVAL ART GLASS LARGE ICS BOWLMARIGOLD" is in sale since Monday, June 27, 2016. 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.