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Fenton Vases - Part 6
FENTON VASES – Part 6
Left - 10 in. Aqua FINE RIB.
Middle - Celeste FINE RIB - 10 in. tall.- $1700. 7-10 Seeck Auction.
Right - FINE RIB in Vaseline-13 in. tall.
Left - FIINE RIB 10.25 in. in Vaseline Opal.
Middle - FINE RIB in Aqua Opal.
Right - FINE RIB 10 in. Red Vase.-$850. 6-10-Wroda Auction.
FINE RIB in Red Opal.......a FIRST!
FINE RIB: Quite possibly the most available vase pattern among the Fenton line of vases, we offer viewers some choice colors.
Standard size base diameter is 2 ½”-2 ¾”, a large standard size is 3”. A midsize is 3 ¾”. Heights vary between 8” and 17”. The standard size has been found in about 20 color variations. The midsize is known in blue, marigold and vaseline.
Left - BOGGY BAYOU - Lime Green - 6 1/4 in. tall.
Right - BOGGY BAYOU in Green - 6 1/8 in. tall.
Left - BOGGY BAYOU, Lime Green Opal.
Middle - BOGGY BAYOU, Mgld.- 5 3/4 in. tall.
Right - Green BOGGY BAYOU, 10 3/4 in. tall.
BOGGY BAYOU: Eight loops within each panel and the broad base this vase sits upon designates it as different from Dugan’s Pulled Loop, which has only five loops. The short, squat vases are found in green, lime green opal, lime/marigold and marigold. 7”-11” vases are found in amethyst, green and marigold. Many fewer Boggy Bayou are to be found than some of the other Fenton vases. A nice lime green opal squat vase has been known to sell in the thousand dollar range.
A RUSTIC -Type with 10 flutes.
RUSTIC-Type Vase: Let’s just call this a “maverick”! When Bob Mason of KY contacted us in April 2009 for identification, we were immediately curious about the 10 flutes and the absence of 18 hobs around the base of what is known as the RUSTIC VARIANT. The variant has 9 flutes. Both versions have a 4 1/8” base with no design on the base. Both offer a 3-part mold. This marigold example is 16” tall and 7 “swung” rows. Should any of our viewers have a vase such as this one, we would appreciate hearing from you. Should we call it Rustic Variant #2?
Dean and Diane Fry - 09-2010
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