A Fenton hobnail 4 1/2-inch vase can go for $15 to $50. The older it is, the higher in cost. Opalescent or iridescent glass can be worth more. Pre-1958 Fenton milk glass is said to be easily distinguishable because it is less dense, less opaque, than their milk glass made from 1958 onwards.
How old is Fenton milk glass?
Fenton Art Glass CompanyTypePrivate companyFoundedMartins Ferry, Ohio (1905)HeadquartersWilliamstown, West Virginia, United StatesNumber of employees120Websitehttp://fentonglassjewelry.com1 more row
When did Fenton stop making milk glass?
2011 Fenton Ceases All Manufacturing Operations in 2011 After 100 years in business, Fenton Art Glass shuttered its glass making plant in 2011. Afterward, another Ohio glassmaker acquired the molds and currently produces an assortment of Fenton-stamped collectibles.
How do you know if glass is Fenton?
Check the bottom of the glass for a pontil mark, which Fenton doesnt have.Pontil marks might look like a chip in the glass, a bumpy lump, or a dimple in the bottom of the glass.Fenton has created some offhand glass pieces which do have a pontil mark.