How can you tell if Fenton Glass is real?
Check the bottom of the glass for a pontil mark, which Fenton doesnt have.Pontil marks might look like a chip in the glass, a bumpy lump, or a dimple in the bottom of the glass.Fenton has created some offhand glass pieces which do have a pontil mark.
When did Fenton go out of business?
2011 Photo by Wayne Towner The Fenton Art Glass Co. factory operated for over a century in Williamstown, before closing in 2011.
Is Fenton always marked?
Yes, Fenton did not start using molded marks in their glass until the 1970s. The majority of Fenton was only marked with a sticker. Most of the stickers have been lost or removed over time.