Art Glass Presents. . . Fenton Reference Books Online Special!
Here's your opportunity to acquire the
Best Deal Ever
on reference books about Fenton
Glass! We have
complete sets of six paperback books that cover the history of
Art Glass Company from 1905 to 1999/2002 and illustrate our
in great color photos.
Just $79 (U.S.) for the six-book set (00395AS), complete with various
price guides and shipped to you postpaid via
U. S. Postal Service Priority Mail!
Click here to order!
These books were prepared with the
full cooperation of Fenton family members, so you'll read some
great stories and learn a lot about Fenton glass. All of these
books are in "as new" condition with the contents bright and
shiny (there may be very minor rubbing on the spine edges).
Even if you already own one or more of these books,
this is a great opportunity to acquire additional copies
that are just as fresh as the day they were printed! These
books are included in the six-book set:
Fenton Glass: The First 25 Years (William Heacock,
covers 1905-32) originally $29.95
This book covers the founding of
the company to early catalog reprints and the Depression
Years. Included is a Fenton Glass Carnival Pattern Guide and a
listing of the colors Fenton made in Carnival glass. Also
covered: Chocolate Glass, Fenton Opalescent, Animals, Karnak
Red Art Glass, Stretch Glass, and more! The book was authored
by the late William Heacock, a featured columnist for The
Antique Trader Weekly and a contributing editor of the
Glass Collector's Digest.
Fenton Glass: The Second 25 Years (Heacock, covers
1930-55), originally $29.95
Topics covered include the
Depression years, catalog reprints, major Fenton product lines
and the leadership change in 1948. Colors illustrated include:
Mandarin Red and Flame; Mongolian Green; Periwinkle Blue;
Ebony; Jade Green; Chinese Yellow; Ruby; Royal Blue; Ming and
San Toy; Rose; Amber; Satin Poinsettia and Silverton; and
Fenton Glass: The Third 25 Years (Heacock, Edited by
Frank M. Fenton and James Measell, covers 1956-80) originally
$29.95. This book provides the Fenton Art Glass Company
company history from 1956 through 1980, catalog reprints, ware
numbers, and color codes. The book illustrates many patterns
and items most likely to be encountered by today's Fenton
collectors as well as some unusual pieces. Among the patterns
illustrated are: Cactus, Coin Dot, Hobnail, Thumbprint, and
Rose. Colors shown in this book include: Opalescent glass in
Cranberry, Plum and Topaz; Wild Rose and Opaque Blue; Overlay
and Opaque colors; Goldenrod; Jamestown Blue; Silver
Jamestown; Blue Marble; Burmese; Vasa Murrhina; Colonial Pink;
and Jonquil Yellow. Also illustrated are Bicentennial Glass
and Robert Barber Art Glass pieces.
Fenton Glass: The 1980s Decade (Edited by James Measell)
Chapters in this book trace the changes and developments in
both the people and the products of the Fenton Art Glass
Company throughout the 1980s. Other elements of the Fenton
story, ranging from collectible glass (Connoisseur Collection
and Mother's Day and Christmas editions) and special products
to Fenton's diversification ventures (QVC), are the focus in
later chapters of the book.
Fenton Glass: The 1990s Decade (Measell) originally
The 1990s Decade covers the
following topics: Company Growth 1990-1999; The Fenton line;
Historic Collection colors; Connoisseur Collection; Family
Signature Series; Easter and Christmas Limited Editions;
Carnival Glass; Special Products; and Fenton and QVC. Colors
covered include Cranberry, Mulberry, Sea Mist Green, Jade
Opaline, Petal Pink, Twilight Blue, Milk Glass, Plum, Rose
Pearl, Ocean Blue, Fuschia, Rose Magnolia, Misty Blue,
Aquamarine, Dusty Rose, and more.
Fenton Glass: Especially for QVC (Measell covers
originally $36.95. This book catalogs the history of glass
produced exclusively for QVC, from the first show in spring of
Bill Fenton's retirement show and the introduction of the 2002
Charleton Collection, through August 2002. More than 1350
items are shown. Authored by James Measell.
As these books were first published years ago, there were
various price guides prepared to go with them. Of the six
books listed above, only Fenton Glass:Especially for QVC
is the only title currently being sold separately on our
website. While our
supplies last, we'll include ALL the price guides that go with
each book! If you total the original prices of these books
and the price guides, it would be about $240.00 ...
you can now have them all for just $79
with FREE SHIPPING!
Click here to order!
As they say on TV ... but wait, THERE'S
You also have the opportunity to acquire the "coffee
table" book published for our 100th anniversary in 2005. This
book has the signatures of nine Fenton family members and was
first sold on QVC in 2005 for $100.
This seven-book set, (00396AS) complete with price guides, is
just $109.00 (U.S.) and ships to you FREE via the U.S. Postal
Service! What a savings! This book alone is $50 (including
shipping) on our company website! With 176 pages, this
hardback book (11'' x 11'') contains exquisite color photos of
the 100 very best Fenton products from our earliest days to
the present. Members of the Fenton family chose the pieces to
be included in the book. Signatures of nine Fenton family
members are in each book. Definitely a family keepsake!
Among the pieces included in the book are the Banded Drape
Pitcher and Tumbler from 1910; sandcarved Rose Quartz Lady; a
Chocolate Butterdish; the Seasons Vase in Favrene; Wisteria Lane
Lamp; Rubina Verde Covered Box with Martha Reynolds' design of
a dragonfly with floral; Mandarin Red Console Set. . . and
Fenton Art Glass Online Vase Special. . .
6-1/4'' Elephants Cameo Gray Flip Vase
D/P Sample, and the signatures
of Chris Carpenter, Kelsey
Robert Bomkamp are inscribed on each piece.
This 6-1/4'' Cameo Flip Vase, titled
Elephants, is handcrafted in a specially formulated
opaque gray glass with wonderful color striations in
various gray tones, and decorated with an airbrushed green
tint around the top edge. No two vases are alike!
The magnificently detailed sand- carved scene depicts
adult and baby Elephants circling around the vase as they
follow their leader through a canopy of trees. The
is by Cameo artists Kelsey Murphy and
Robert Bomkamp. Each vase is numbered #614 (design record) and
1 of 8, 2 of 8, etc. and also has the Fenton
script F with USA.
Gift Shop Presents Limited Exclusive
''Almost Heaven'' Alley Cat. . .
Donít miss the chance to purchase this exceptional Limited
Exclusive 11'' Alley Cat designed by our extraordinary Fenton
artists: J.K. ''Robin'' Spindler, Frances Burton and Kim Barley.
iridized Buttercream collectible, made for Fenton by Mosser
Glass, is truly spectacular and Fenton
artistry at its finest!
This Limited Exclusive Alley Cat symbolizes and captures the
beauty of our nationís 35th state. Kim, Frances and Robin
bring to life West Virginia's rolling hills, fall foliage,
black bear, cardinal and rhododendrons amongst the tranquil
skies we know and love.
Designed and signed by all three artists, our "Almost Heaven" Alley Cat, a first of its kind, is priced at $195 (includes
a numbered certificate) and limited in production to 150.
Quantities are becoming limited, so if you
haven't already reserved your Limited Exclusive Alley Cat,
don't miss out!
the Fenton Gift Shop at 304-375-7772 ext. 282 or 321 or email
your name, address and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org
Orders will be
filled in the order in which they were received.
Click here for a
viewable/printable pdf file of this beautiful Alley Cat.