Vintage Fenton Carnival Glass Red Slag Iridescent Ruffled Edge Bowl Peacock and Grape Design
Description: A beautiful blue and iridescent appearance (red slag appearance) Carnival Glass bowl. The bowl has a repeating pattern design of a raised peacock with an open tail and a bunch of grapes alternating. The bowl also has a central 8 pint star. The edge of the bowl has the saw tooth pattern. The exterior of the bowl has a raised design of berries and leaves along the rim and going down about 2/3 of the way towards the base. The exterior is also very nicely iridescent and has gold and red coloring over the blue-purple base color. Please see Glen and Stephen Thistlewood book "Carnival Glass: The Magic and the Mystery" published by Schiffer Books in 1998 page 67 for a similar example. The design of this piece is just beautiful. Please carefully review the photos as they are part and parcel of our description. We have taken many photos to attempt to show the true color and the details.
Date: Unknown but sometime early to mid 1900's
Size: ~9" diameter on top, ~3 1/4" diameter at the base, and ~2 5/8" high.
Maker: Fenton Glass Company.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is definitely a beautiful and colorful piece with vivid colors and well defined pattern.
Condition: It is in excellent condition with no cracks, chips, hairlines, or repairs. Just wonderful piece which would display nicely.
In Closing: A very nice piece with beautiful and very bold and interesting details. Definitely a quality piece worthy of a prominent spot in your collection.