2008 FENTON ART GLASS DISPLAY at the ORLAND PARK LIBRARY, ORLAND PARK ILLINOIS FENTON ART GLASS DISPLAY provided by the 20-30-40s GLASS SOCIETY of ILLINOIS at the ORLAND PARK LIBRARY, ORLAND PARK, ILLINOIS on display from March 1st through April 30th, 2008
News-Antique.com - Feb 20,2008 - The Orland Park Library of Orland Park Illinois has contacted the 20-30-40s Glass Society of Illinois with a request for a display consisting of art glass pieces made by the Fenton Art Glass Company.
The Fenton Art Glass will be on display in the libraries main foyer from March 1st through April 30th, 2008.
The 20-30-40s Glass Society has put together a display that will consist of a wide range of beautiful colors, patterns and styles of glassware that date all the way back to the early 1900's to 2008! The display is being provided and arranged by club members Jan Reichling, Bette Senese, Neil and Eddie Unger and Valerie Vogt. All of the pieces are from there private collections.
About Fenton Art Glass Company:
The Company was founded in 1905 by brothers Frank L. and John W. Fenton, the Fenton Art Glass Company ranks among the world's foremost producers of handmade art glass. Fenton is the largest manufacturer of handmade colored glass in the United States, and the company is renowned for innovative glass colors as well as hand-painted decorations on pressed and blown glassware.
For more than a century, Fenton has developed new colors and patterns, including items enhanced with hand-painted floral decorations and 22k gold accents. Fenton glass appeals to all types of customers, and, over the years, this appeal has led to the company's great success. In fact, no two Fenton pieces are exactly the same!
In 2005, the Fenton Art Glass Company celebrated its 100th anniversary. The firm is now led by third- and fourth-generation Fenton family members, who work side by side with over 400 employees, including skilled glassworkers and decorators, to create beautiful, handmade art glass in Williamstown, West Virginia.