carnival glass scene in the mid-1970"s

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Carnival glass -- Collectors and collecting., Glassware -- United St


United St

Statementby O. Joe Olson ; drawings by Joan Kilbourne.
LC ClassificationsNK5112 .O47
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 74 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5259015M
LC Control Number75332700

When the market for carnival glass slumped in the s, the lower-quality carnival glass was given away as prizes at carnivals. Fenton was a family-owned business operating from through It made carnival glass in many different colors.

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Only 10 left in stock (more on the way). A. Your carnival glass set is in the “Peacock at the Fountain” pattern, which was made by the Northwood Glass company, founded by Harry Northwood in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Book Accessories Children's Books Art & Photography Books Pearl Luster Opal Iridescent Beer Mug Stein Glass Embossed Tavern Bar Scene - White Carnival Glass Tall 6" Beer Mug Vintage Federal Glass FindersKeepersDeals.

From shop FindersKeepersDeals. 5 out of 5 stars () reviews. Did you scroll all this way to get facts about s carnival glass. Well you're in luck, because here they come.

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The most common s carnival glass material is glass. The most popular color. You guessed it: gold. Carnival Glass. Carnival Glass was given out as prizes at carnivals and fairs.

It was also sold very cheaply in grocery stores. Carnival glass was made to imitate more expensive pieces, such as those made by the Tiffany company, and it was manufactured from to just before the Great Depression.

The received wisdom was that Brockwitz Carnival Glass was made in the period from the mid s to the mid s. However, ina Brockwitz Pattern Book was shared by Dieter Neumann. Shown inside were illustrations of the designs we now call Rose Garden (Rosen) and Curved Star (Zurich), with the astonishing notation under the vases.

Our glass prices are fair and determined based on rarity, color, condition and, with respect to carnival and iridescent art glass, quality of iridescence. *We do not do appraisals. We have an extensive amount of carnival glass (over 6, pieces), as well as art glass, and will be posting more as we can.

Carnival glass is moulded or pressed glass, always with a pattern and always with a shiny, metallic, ‘iridescent’ surface keys to its appeal were that it looked superficially like the very much finer and very much more expensive blown iridescent glass by Tiffany, Loetz and others and also that the cheerful bright finish caught the light even in dark corners of the home.A wide.

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It is organised alphabetically by pattern name, and an Appendix provides a handy cross-reference of all the currently known European Carnival Glass patterns listed by maker. Feb 9, - Many glass companies made carnival glass back in the early s.

Look at the value of certain pieces and some identifying characteristics of each. Carl Burns' Dugan/Diamond Carnival Glass book places the peach opal and amethyst as Dugan produced, circaand the marigold Swan as being made later, under the Diamond Glass Co.

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aboutfollowed by celeste blue in With exception of the celeste blue, the other three carnival glass colors can be considered scarce to rare today. Carnival Glass Books: The below books, in my opinion, provide the best information about the history, patterns, and colors produced by the major makers of Carnival Glass.

While most are out of print, they can often be found on eBay or at as used books. This beautiful book begins at the very heart of Carnival, with a comprehensive analysis, full of fascinating insights, into how the glass was made, colored, iridized, and decorated. The language of Carnival is fully documented through definitions of shapes and edge treatments plus straightforward explanations of a multitude of Carnival Glass s: 5.

Carnival glass was not found exclusively in American homes, shortly after its domestic debut it found fame in other countries such as England, Australia, and Czechoslovakia (to name a few). With the stock market crash and rising prominence of the Art Deco movement, carnival glass dramatically fell out of fashion.

But the tale doesn’t end there – it enjoyed a brief revival in the s. Carnival glass is a kind of pressed glass known for its striking, multicolored iridescent finish. First produced init was popular in the early 20th century as a cheap alternative to Tiffany art glass; one of its many names was "poor man's Tiffany." It is still produced in small quantities today.

Antique carnival glass, or inexpensively made glassware treated to have an iridescent sheen, has captivated collectors for years. Its eye-catching multicolor shimmer, often resembling oil on water, seems to change colors when viewed at different angles.

Hold up the glass in a well-lit space to check for a shimmer. Every piece made of carnival glass is reflective, with a characteristic shimmery veneer. The sheen of carnival glass has the multi-color, rainbow shimmer of of oil on water.

Do this in a light area, as dark rooms can make the piece look like ordinary : K. Goofus glass was made by a number of noteworthy glass companies, but the most prolific manufacturers were the Northwood, Dugan, Jefferson, and Indiana glass companies.

Northwood and Dugan made Goofus glass prior to beginning production of their more well-known carnival glass. The Field Guide to Carnival Glass explains how Fenton started producing carnival glass again in until the mids, while Imperial produced carnival glass from the early s to the mid s.

Watch out for these more recent pieces when looking for carnival glass. Examine carnival glass for an oval logo starting from about The first Fenton logo to be stamped into the glass was the word Fenton inside of an oval.

It can be found on carnival glass pieces including vases, dishes, and decorative items that were made starting in Views: 80K. Get the best deals on Other Contemporary Carnival Glass (Now) when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices.

Carnival Glass Collecting Carnival Glass and a short history of the companies that produced it, such as Fenton and Northwood.

Carnival glass was first produced in the early nineteen hundreds and is a range of patterned, pressed glass suffused with an iridescent lustre, which reflects the light and makes the glass surface gleam with metallic highlights.

Fenton vintage carnival glass usually is found with. Second, there is some glass webbing at various places around the rim teeth. Again common on Fenton carnival pieces. Beautiful colorful iridescence. "Killer" investment grade piece even with issues. Item # RE $ plus $20 ship: Extremely rare.

From our Colleywood Private. Indiana Glass Company, Dunkirk, Indiana, produced a lot of the “new” Carnival glass, starting in the early and mids, including many patterns and pieces in blue carnival, amber, green and marigold.

It is very commonly seen in flea markets and antique stores. Many types of dishes, bowls, compotes, vases, etc, were made in carnival.

WAFFLE BLOCK Cup/Saucer: At the time Carl O. Burns compiled his book on Imperial Glass inhe noted that 15 shapes had been documented in carnival the same point in time, more than 40 additional shapes were known to have been created in non-iridized crystal.

In the years since, we display evidence of the marigold cup and saucer, which was apparently unknown in Find and save ideas about carnival glass on Pinterest. When trying to determine the pattern for a piece of Carnival Glass, it may be easier to use this page to first narrow down your choices by starting with the shape.

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Unique Shapes article: Baskets Baskets can be quite small with no handles, two handles on either side, or. Second book of Carnival glass --bk.

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About Us. This site is dedicated to the Fenton collector and maintained by fellow Fenton Fanatics. Founded in by John Gager with the help of many Fenton Fans, the purpose of the site continues to be a community portal for all things Fenton.Expanded to include over 1, pieces of carnival glass including many new patterns, this guide includes virtually every piece of carnival glass ever made.

Each item photographed is paired with important facts, histories, sizes, and current values. Full color.4/5(1).Contemporary Carnival Glass (information on carnival glass 's to 's) David Doty's Field Guide to Carnival Glass (Carnival Glass reference site, with over pages and photographs) Decorative Arts Society (covers all Art Deco media not just glass) Dutch & Belgian Glass after (really great information).