This adds an interesting texture to the interior of the basket bowl. Handcrafted in Fenton's classic "Lotus Mist" Burmese Art Glass, it was made at the 102 year old, Fenton factory in Williamstown, West Virginia, USA, in 2007. It is handpainted by PLauderman (Pam Lauderman). Her signature AND the date of 2007 is fired-on with china paint on the bottom of this piece.
The LOVELY softly painted design of berries with foliage is painted on each side. (see photos) The handler's mark (on the graceful handle) indicates it was finished by Tom Ingram! This was a VERY LIMITED EDITION...
NOT OFFERED IN THE STANDARD LINE. In 2007, when Fenton thought that they were closing their doors for good.
Non-decorated glassware was given to the Fenton Factory Artists to complete with varying designs. These VERY LIMITED PRODUCTION designs were. THEN OFFERED to the LARGEST FENTON AUTHORIZED DEALERS.. We ORDERED QUICKLY, to INSURE THAT WE WOULD GET THESE MORE RARE PIECES. FOR OUR LOYAL FENTON COLLECTORS.We HAVE ONLY ONE (1) of this STUNNING BURMESE BASKET LEFT!!! PICTURED is the ACTUAL PIECE YOU WILL RECEIVE... It is a FIRST QUALITY, & in MINT CONDITION... The Fenton Art Glass Company was founded in 1905 by Frank L. Fenton and his brother John W.
Fenton in an old glass factory building in Martins Ferry, Ohio. They began by painting decorations on glass blanks made by other glass manufacturers.
Soon, being unable to get the glass they needed, they decided to produce their own glass. The first glass from the new Fenton factory in Williamstown, West Virginia, was made on January 2, 1907. During its 106-year history, Fenton introduced the first iridescent ware (now known as "Carnival glass") as well as classic patterns such as. Hobnail, Burmese and a wide variety of handmade colored art glass as limited editions. Sadly, on July 6, 2011, the Fenton Art Glass Company announced that it would cease production of its collectible and giftware glass products.The company had faced financial challenges since its restructuring in 2007, and recent developments combined to force the shutdown of its traditional glassmaking business. We will invoice you for the total price. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items. The item "XS318 Fenton 9 3/4''tall Basket Lotus Mist Burmese Art Glass Brand New in Box" is in sale since Thursday, March 17, 2016. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\North American\Fenton". The seller is "thelrm" and is located in Austin, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.