Vintage Fenton Art Glass
History of Labels Applied to Fenton Art Glass


Fenton Art Glass Label History
Below are the various Fenton labels used
from 1921 through present time

Circa 1921.

Color: Only a black & white copy available.

Circa 1925.

Color: Outer rim & printing is silver and background is ivory.

Circa 1939.

Color: Blue - part of the letterhead.

Circa 1939 to 1947-48.

Color: Silver label & silver print and a greenish yellow background. 2 styles used - Handmade in America by Fenton & Handmade by Fenton.

Circa 1940-41.

Color: Red and white - may have been used for shop samples.

Circa 1949 to 1952-53.

Color: Yellow on silver 1949

Yellow - 1950.

Brown - 1950.

Blue - 1950 to 1952-53.

Gold - 1950 to 1952-53.

Circa 1949-50 to 1957.

Color: Used only on Milk Glass in 2 types. Dark background is red with silver print & light background is silver with red print.

Circa 1952-53 to 1957.

Color: Brown with silver print.

Gold (greenish yellow) with silver print. Foil with blue & silver.

Circa 1957 to 1971.

Color: Magenta and blue. The "worker" label.

Circa 1957 to 1971.

Color: Magenta & blue for Milk Glass. The print reads "Milk Glass Handmade."

Circa 1968 to 1982-85.

Color: Black & white. Used on hand painted items with other labels.

Circa 1970 to 1985.

Color: Black & gold. This "worker" label has rounded edges.

Circa 1982 to 1985.

Color: White & black, used on hand painted items, with other labels.

Circa 1985 to 1996.

Color: Silver & black. Bottom portion is for price & it can be removed. 3 styles used Handmade, Hand Painted and Quality Giftware.

Circa 1990 to 1995.

Color: Silver & Black. This label was used on special order items such as QVC, and does not list price information.

Circa 1997 to Current

Color: Silver & black. 3 styles used - Handmade, Hand Painted and Quality Gift ware. The price portion was separated from the label.



Circa 2000.

Color: Silver & black. Used on all ware to denote Fenton 95th Anniversary.

Circa 2005.

Color: Silver & black. Used on all ware to denote Fenton 100th Anniversary.