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Breakfast Sets - Part 4

DOUBLE LOOP Sugar - 3.75 in. tall x 4.25 in . top diam.-Marigold.
DOUBLE LOOP Sugar - 3.75 in. tall x 4.25 in . top diam.- Marigold.
Sugar  in A.O
Sugar - Green

DOUBLE LOOP:  This Northwood set is found most often in cobalt blue and aqua opalescent, with marigold, amethyst and green seen somewhat less often. The scalloped foot on the open sugar places the design in a category by itself, but the overall appearance of that and the creamer are not among the most significant of patterns. Iridescence is usually quite adequate, but generally speaking, this set is not popular with collectors, keeping prices rather low.

Northwood LUSTRE FLUTE Creamer-2.75 in. tallx5 in. across -- Sugar-2.75 in. tallx5.50 in. across-Green.
Northwood LUSTRE FLUTE Creamer - 2.75 in. tall x 5 in. across --
 Sugar - 2.75 in. tall x 5.50 in. across - Green.
Northwood LUSTRE FLUTE- 2.75 in. tall x 3.75 in. across-Marigold
Northwood LUSTRE FLUTE- 2.75 in. tall x 3.75 in. across - Marigold

LUSTRE FLUTE:  Was among early carnival production, dating to 1909. The design was a carry-over from earlier Northwood opalescent and crystal ware. Green examples are usually endowed with the Alaskan iridescent treatment. Marigold pieces are bright and colorful, but certainly not plentiful. Amethyst examples are quite difficult to locate. The simple pattern does not provide great collector interest, so prices can be quite reasonable.

ORANGE TREE in Cobalt Blue
 ORANGE TREE in Cobalt Blue
ORANGE TREE Set in RARE  White.--Courtesy Jim Seeck.
 ORANGE TREE Set in RARE  White. -- Courtesy Jim Seeck.
ORANGE TREE Open Sugar-A.O.$1800. 9-07 RIchards Auction
ORANGE TREE Open Sugar - A.O.  $1800. 9-07 RIchards Auction

ORANGE TREE:  The Fenton Orange Tree pattern is presented to collectors in many forms and shapes, but in this breakfast set, abundance is not a mode for consideration! Aqua Opal and white sets are quite scarce, with marigold, amethyst and blue sets very little more available. Production may not have been profuse as with bowls, but use and breakage no doubt took a toll.

SHELL and JEWELS - Westmoreland -Lids seem never to be iridized.
SHELL and JEWELS - Westmoreland -Lids seem never to be iridized.

SHELL & JEWELS:  These pieces are from an early Westmoreland line known as Victor. Only this breakfast set has been found iridized. Notice however, that lids on the old sets are not iridized. Green, marigold and amethyst are the known colors.
Reproductions offer iridized lids.

Marigold STIPPLED RAYS by Fenton.
Vaseline STIPPLED RAYS Sugar.
Marigold STIPPLED RAYS by Fenton.
Vaseline STIPPLED RAYS Sugar.

STIPPLED RAYS:  Marigold sets are seen on occasion, but this Fenton pattern presents itself more often in either an open sugar in blue, red, or vaseline, with alternatives in creamer form; with green and vaseline as known colors. It could require some serious time to accumulate complete sets in each of the colors, if such is at all possible.

Repro. in Amethyst-STRUTTING PEACOCK by Westmoreland.Notice the iridized lids
Repro. in Amethyst - STRUTTING PEACOCK
 by Westmoreland. Notice the iridized lids

STRUTTING  PEACOCK: Westmoreland produced this set in amethyst, then reproduced it in the 1970s. There is a known green set or two, but no other shapes are known in the pattern, excepting a small rose bowl made from the sugar base-for Levay. Beware that eBay sellers might claim these to be vintage-(old).

Dean & Diane Fry    10/08

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