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Fenton Vases - Part 4
FENTON VASES - Part 4
Please see our HOBNAIL VARIANT segment for additional research surrounding these Rustic-type vases!
#507 Rustic Mid-Size Variant vases have 4 1/8-4 ¼ bases. Some have tightly crimped openings. Amethyst, blue, green, marigold and white are the usual colors found.
Fenton HEAVY HOBNAIL
10 tall x 4.25 in. base - 6.5 in. flare -11 rows of hobs.
The information surrounding this vase comes directly from an article written by the late Frank M. Fenton. Very few of these un-swung Hobnail vases are available.
Peach opal examples in any of the Fenton patterns are quite scarce. This vase is no exception. Called the Standard size in Rustic vases, the base is 3-3 ¼ with a height of 9-15.
Amber, amethyst, blue green, lime green, lime green opal, marigold, red and white comprise the range of color offerings.
The flared jardinière in blue is said to be the only one known.
Funeral size Rustic vases having the plunger base are generally more desirable than the funeral vases having a standard collar base. These larger vases can be 17-23 in height, with bases of approximately 5 ¼. Colors known in the standard base type: Amethyst, blue, green, marigold and white. Those having the plunger base are found in amethyst, blue, emerald green, and green.
LONG THUMBPRINT HOBNAIL-
7.75 in. high x 3.5 in. base diam.
LONG THUMBPRINT HOBNAIL: is a Fenton vase rarely found! Amethyst, blue, green and marigold are the known colors. This vase has nine ovals around the vase, with seven precisely placed hobs within each oval. Knotted Beads has six ovals around the connected beads.
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