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Offline joedawolf

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I have a pink opalescent glass vase with a crimped top -  4 1/2" tall x 5" across the center. Can anyone identify maker and or pattern? Thanks.

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Re: Help to Identify Pink Opalescent Glass Vase
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2010, 07:16:05 PM »
wow - quite a spectacular rose bowl.
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Offline Bernard C

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Re: Help to Identify Pink Opalescent Glass Vase
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2010, 02:23:35 AM »
Billings, 1999 p.151 suggests Fenton c. 1960s, but there's no example illustrated —

Spherical rose bowls with eight crimps that do not bear the Fenton star were made in several additional patterns, including ... cranberry opalescent vertical stripe (called "rib" by the company), ...

See p.129 and Fig.421 for what Johanna Billings has termed the "Fenton Star".

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Re: Help to Identify Pink Opalescent Glass Vase
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2010, 05:22:49 PM »
This is Fenton's No. 201 crimped rose bowl; it appears in our 1939-40 catalog and was available in various colors, including the "Cranberry Red" that collectors now call cranberry opalescent.

I'll try to post later regarding Billings and the Fenton "star."
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