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February 16, 2007
Cherry Blossoms on Indigo Blue
Nothing signals the arrival of Spring more than the sweet scent of cherry blossoms. Designed by Kim Barley, this fresh handpainted pattern reflects the simplicity of Asian style.
Indigo Blue is a timely color with global appeal. This deep, natural blue can be seen worldwide in beautifully handmade fabrics. Translated into lustrous Fenton glass, Indigo Blue imparts a lively personality.
5-1/4" Cherry Blossoms on Indigo Blue Pitcher (not pictured)
6" Cherry Blossoms on Indigo Blue Candy Box (not pictured)
7-1/2" Cherry Blossoms on Indigo Blue Square Vase (not pictured)
13" Cherry Blossoms on Indigo Blue Vase (not pictured)
Presidents' Day weekend is fast approaching and that means highly anticipated, once-a-year savings on recently retired first-quality Fenton. Avid collectors won't want to miss this four-day event highlighted by 50% savings on the largest assortment of retired Fenton ever ... including a number of limited quantity items! Also enjoy great savings on a fine selection of retired QVC items, samples, select gift shop exclusives and limited / numbered retired Fenton.
In addition to two family signing events, a Free Glass I.D., and a silent auction on two of Kelsey Murphy's exquisite sandcarved creations ... there's more! We'll also be offering a truly special place in the hearts of our collectors - a Dave Fetty "Hanging Hearts" Bear!
Family Signing Events: Have up to five first-quality purchases signed and two favorites from home.
Family Glass ID - FREE: Limit: three pieces per person. Sunday, February 18th, 1pm-4pm, Fenton Museum
Cameo carving is a a painstaking process. After the glass has been annealed, a special mask is taped to the surface of the glass. Using an advanced vignetting technique, each piece is carefully sandcarved, by hand, using aluminum oxide crystal under pressure to take away some of the surface. Great individual skill and experience are needed to control this operation, as many distinct stages of successive cameo carving are required to create the remarkable depth and the intricate details.
The minimum silent auction bid is $500
To place a silent auction bid contact Fenton Gift Shop customer service. To reach them by email firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call toll-free 1-800-319-7793 ext. 383 or 327.
Fenton Gift Shop Exclusives...
New! 2007 Catalog
Browse and Buy When you see an item you like, simply click on it. You will be taken to the item's detail page where you will be able to learn more about it and add it to your shopping cart.
Several Fentons fell hard for
sculptor Suzi Whitaker's new figurine mould, so each of these adorable
youngsters bears the signature of a Fenton family member. As you can see,
each Fenton Foal sports its own color and a distinctive handpainted
decoration as well.
4" Autumn Gold Foal
4" Black Foal
4" Madras Pink Foal
4" Indigo Blue Foal
4" Fern Green Foal
4" Aubergine Foal
In the Fenton Sample Room this Week
1992 Handpainted Dark Burmese Vase
Bid Now (eBay)
This dark Burmese vase with handpainted rose decoration stands 4-1/2" tall and has a great story to tell. Scheduled to be sold on QVC in 1992, vases like this were handpainted and put into our decorating lehr to be fired. The lehr got a bit too hot, so most of the vases got greatly distorted and had to be discarded. This one just slumped right straight down and its Burmese color got much, much darker. This vase was handpainted by "M. Wagner" and is inscribed with Bill Fenton's signature (see p. 42-O of the book Fenton Glass: Especially for QVC to see what this vase should have looked like!).
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