Drag Loop

 

 
 
 


 


 
 





 
 


 
 

 



     


 
 

 


 

 

 

 

 
 




 




 
 

 


 

 

 
   
 
 
 
     
 
         

 
 

 

 
 
 
 




 
 
     
 

 

 
 
     
 

 

 






 



 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 



 
 

 
 

 

 
 

 
                                                                                                                                                                                   
 
__________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________  


 
 Free Hand 

Undocumented  Number
(Special Lot # 1977 Treatment)


Pale Blue Drag Loop Decor
with a Clear Satin Lustre
(creates a Steuben-like Verre de Soir look)


10.5" Tall


Collection of Dave Kingsley & Duane Moulton







 



_____________________________________________________
__________________________________

 



                
Former Collection
 Richard & Mary Ann Krauss

 Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc.




FH 241


Special Lot #1986 

Opal Base Glass 

Iridized 
Cobalt Blue Rim, 

Handles & Foot

Blue Drag Loops

Orange Iridized Overspray

9.5" H


 

________________________________________________________
_______________________________
 
 

 
 FH 237: White with Blue Drag Looping
 
Cobalt Blue Applied Handles & Rim
 
Not Iridized
 
9.5" H
 

 

 FH Unk: Clear with Blue Drag Looping

Cobalt Blue Applied Handles

Silvery Iridescence
 
9.5" H
 

FH 169 

Blue drag loops on clear  cobalt blue handles
rim not blue
 iridized

 6" H, 7" W including handles
 
   




                        

        

 

__________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________   



                        FH 243: Opal Base Glass

                      Blue Drag Looping

           Cobalt Blue Applied Rim & Foot

                         Orange Throat

                 Heavy Orange Iridization

                              10.5" H        
(Here the variations in the  two executions of FH 243
                    illustrate "free hand" at work.)
         
 
   

FH 1: Clear
Cranberry Red Drag Looping
Amber Orange Iridescence
7.5" H  x  9.0" D
 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
 
______________________________________________________
__________________________________

 From the Collection of

Frank W. Ford

FH # Unk  (FH 186 Shape)
11" Tall

            


______________________________________________________
__________________________________

 

 

Three more examples of FH 243, each with differing amounts of iridization and each with shape variations. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More FH 243's

___________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________
  



                         FH ???: Clear
       Cranberry Red Drag Looping
                 Red Glass Stem
         Amber/Orange Iridescence
 (over bottom ring and lower half of bowl) 
                  6.0" H  x 7.5" D
 
              

FH ???: Clear
Red Drag Loops
Red Handles
Iridized
5.5" H
 



 __________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________   
 
 
FH 184: Clear
 
Red/Cranberry Drag Loops & "Horn" Handles
 
Amber/Orange Iridescence 
 
  6 1/2" D  & 4 1/2" H


 From the Collection of

Frank W. Ford

FH 80: Clear
 
Red/Cranberry Drag Loops
 
 Amber/Orange Iridescence 
 
  9" H
 

 



__________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________   


 
 
FH ???: Clear
 
Red/Cranberry Drag Loops
 
 Rainbow/Oilspot Iridescence
 
Red/Cranberry over Clear
 
Speckled Foot 
 
  9.5" H
 







                           FH ???: Clear

                                   Cut Top Vase

                                      Ruby Red Drag Loops

                                       Iridized

                                       6.5" H

 

   

      



__________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________   







 
                      Former Collection
                      Richard & Mary Ann Krauss

                     Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc.




FH 218


Special Lot # 1983 

Colorless Glass 

Green Rim & Foot

Pale Green Drag Loops

Iridized

6.0" H




________________________________________________________
_______________________________

 
 
 

Collection of Pamela & Wayne Balash 

 
   FH 139: Clear
Verre de Soir
Pale Blue Drag Loops
Cobalt Blue Rim
Iridized
  10.5" H
 FH 135: Clear
Verre de Soir
Pale Blue Drag Loops
Cobalt Blue Handle, Rim, and Base
Iridized
  14" H
 
 
 

 
   
 
 
  
___________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________
  



                                   FH 238: Opal
                             Cut Top Vase
                       Pale Blue Drag Loops
            Overall Soft Butterscotch Iridescence
                                6.5" H

 

 

 

Another example of FH 238 


 




 

__________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________   



 
FH ???: Transparent
Cut Top Vase
Yellow Green Adventurine Drag Loops
Iridized
9" H
 

 

 

 

 

 
 


_____________________________________________________
__________________________________




 
 
 

Free Hand #154 Variant

(using Lily Pad technique

 on the Drag Loops)

Special Lot # 1977 



Pale Blue Drag Loop Decor

with a Clear Satin Lustre

(creates a Steuben-like 

Verre de Soir look)


11.25" Tall


Collection 

Wayne & Pamela Balash


 
  

 

 






_____________________________________________________
__________________________________


 
FH 127: Clear
Blue Drag Looping
 Iridized
3 3/8" H  x  7" D x 10" W

 



                                                                      

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

__________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________

  
 
                                         FH 243: Opal
                                      Blue  Drag Loops
                                      Blue Rim & Base
                               Pale Orange Iridescence
                                             10.5" H

 
 

FH ???: Opal

Cut Top Vase
Pale Blue Drag Loops
Overall Soft Satin Iridescence
6.5" H

 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 __________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________

 

 
FH 235: Opal
Blue  Drag Loops
Blue Rim & Base
Pale Orange Iridescence
11.5" H
 
 
 
 

 


      FH 235 Variant      (without applied rim & shorter) with heavy iridescence) 





 




 
 
 

__________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________

 

 




 
 

  FH ???: Clear

 White Drag Looping & Rim

Three White Feet

Iridized

7.0" H

 




FH ???: Clear

Cut Top Vase

White Drag Loops

Iridized

6.5" H


 
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________ 



  FH Unk.: White

 Blue Drag Looping

  Three Cobalt Blue Feet

Not Iridized

  6.75" H
 









The Two Pieces - Side by Side
 
 
 






 

___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________ 


 

 

 

FH 163: Clear
Lime Green Rim & "Inverted Saucer" Base
Lime Green Drag Loops
Iridized
5.5" H  by 11" D

 



 FH Unk.: Clear
 Green Drag Loops & Rim
Three Green Looped Feet
 Iridized
6.75" H
 
  

 

 
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________ 

 
 

 

 

FH 142: Clear Base Glass 

Pale Green Drag Loops

Green Rim & Foot

Silvery Iridescence

9.5" H

 



      Former Collection
         Richard & Mary Ann Krauss


             Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc.




FH 168
Special Lot # 1983 

Colorless Glass 

Green Rim
 
Pale Green Drag Loops


Iridized


11.5" H



 
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________ 

 



FH 216: Clear Base Glass

Light Green Drag Loops

Green Reservoir & Applied Foot

Iridized

10.75" H

 

 

 




 

FH 168 Variation: Colorless Glass Green Rim & Pale Green Drag Loops. Iridized. 11.5" H

 
 
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________ 
 

 

 

 

 

FH 236

Two More Examples

 

 

 
 
 

 FH ???: Clear

 Blue Drag Looping
Three Cobalt Blue Feet (damage)
Orange Iridescence (that makes
the drag loops look green)
6.5" H
 

___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________ 


 
 

                                Former Collection
                                  Richard & Mary Ann Krauss

                                      
Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc.


Footed Bowl

Free Hand Number Unknown
 
or
FH #1 Variation

Clear Base Glass

Cranberry Red Drag Loops & Short Stem

Iridized 

7" H by 8.75" W





                       
_______________________________
_____________________







        FH 223: Clear
           Blue Drag Looping
          Blue Inverted Saucer Foot
          Cobalt Blue Rim
        Amber Orange Iridescence
            9.0" H  x  8.5" D

 
 

Console Set

FH 223 Bowl & FH 234

 Candlesticks

 

 


 
 
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________ 


              

FH ???: Opal

  Blue Drag Looping

Blue Rim  Orange Satin Interior

 Iridized
  6.0" H
 
 
FH 429: Opal
 
Green Adventurine
  Drag Loops
 
Green Rim
 
 Orange Satin Throat
 
Iridized
7.75" H
 


 


 

FH 234: Opal 
 Blue Drag Looping
Cobalt Blue Reservoir & Foot
Heavy Orange Iridization
11" H 


 
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________ 

 

 

FH 240: Opal / White Glass
JIP Vase
Blue Drag Looping
Stretch Throat
Orange Iridescence
8.5" H  

 

 

 
 
 
 
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________ 

 
FH Unk: Clear
 Blue Drag Looping
 Blue Applied Rim
Iridized
8" H
 

 

 

 


 
 
__________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________ 

 
FH 244: Opal / White
Blue  Drag Loops
Cobalt Blue Rim & Handles
Clambroth  Base
Iridized
11.5" H
 

 


 

 
 


 
Very Rare Clambroth Base
 
 
 
 ___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________ 


  FH 92: Clear

Red Drag Looping

Three Looped Red Feet

Orange Iridescence

6.5" H




 FH 425: Opal

 Green Adventurine  Drag Loops

 Green Rim

  "Crizzled" Orange Lustre Throat

 Iridized

 7" H

 FH ???: Opal Body & Foot
 
Blue Drag Loops
 
Cobalt Rim, Wafer & Handles
 
 Light Orange Lustre
  
8.5" H
 
(Variation of FH 244 but with  handles going up vs. down)

Collection of  Robert G. Bjork


  
___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________ 

 

 

 

 

 




FH  Unknown Number

9" H x 5" D

 

 








 
 

 

 

 

FH 242: Opal Base Glass


Blue Drag Looping 


                       Cobalt Blue Rim, Stem & Foot

Heavy Orange Iridization

6.5" H 



 
_____________________________________________________________
_________________________________________
 

 


FH Unknown Number

12" H 

             


FH Unk: Clear Base Glass
 
Blue Drag Loops & Rim
 
Spattered Blue Foot
 
Light Greenish Silver Iridescence
 
9.25 H 

 

FH 213: Clear Base Glass

Blue Drag Loops

Spattered Blue Foot

Silvery Iridescence

11.5" H

 

_____________________________________________________________
_________________________________________
 
 


 

 

FH Unknown Number: 

Opal Base Glass

Yellow/Green Aventurine Drag Loops

Blue Rim & Three Blue Loop Feet

6.5" H


 
_____________________________________________________________
_________________________________________

 

 

 

FH Unknown Number: Clear Glass

Yellow/Green Aventurine Drag Loops

Turned Down Rim

Silvery Iridescence 

9.5" H

 


 
 


 

 

 
 
 
 _____________________________________________________________
_________________________________________


 
 
 
 

 

 



FH 4: Clear Base Glass

Red Drag Loops, Foot & Rim

Orange Iridescence

8" H

Two Examples 

 

 FH # ???

Cranberry Drag Loop Decor

Clear Base Glass - Iridized Orange

5.75" H by 6" W 

 
 

_____________________________________________________________
_________________________________________



All three examples below are from Special Lot # 1976. Each has a silvery green iridescence over the orange.  
                   

FH 175: Clear Base Glass

Blue Drag Loops

Light Orange Iridization

11.75" H

FH 180: Clear Base Glass

Blue Drag Loops

Light Orange Iridization

6" H

 FH 181: Clear Base Glass

Blue Drag Loops

Light Orange Iridization

7" H

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 ___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________ 

 


___________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________ 




 FH 236: 

  11" H 

Heavy Orange Iridescence



 

 
 
 
 
FH 236: Orange on Opal 
 Blue Drag Looping
Cut & Pu
  _____________________________________________________________
_________________________________________
 
 

 

This is the first "three cornered" bowl photographed for the website. It is missing the lower "tabs". The Imperial Glass  Encyclopedia Vol. II has one pictured with a red leaf & vine decor.

 
  



 

FH 162
Special Lot #1977 

Bowl
Colorless Base Glass
Pale Blue Drag Loops
Rim & Inverted Saucer Foot
Iridized
4.5" H by 11.0" D
 




_____________________________________________________________
_________________________________________
  



FH 238

This and other shapes can be found in four "variations", each variation depending on the amount of orange iridescent spray applied to the basic white vase with blue drag loops.

This example has light iridescence.

 

  

 





 







 


_____________________________________________________________
_________________________________________

 

This  FH 238 example has medium orange iridescence. 

 

 



Heavily orange 

iridized example.

Clear iridized example

 


 

_____________________________________________________________
_________________________________________


 

 

 


FH 183

 JIP Vase

Cranberry-Red Drag Loops

10" H x 7" W

 

 

Smoky Amber-Orange Iridescence 

Green & Chartreuse Highlights

Stretched & Tooled 




_______________________________
_____________________


FH Number Unknown

Similar to FH #292,
Salesman's Special Lot #1989
but with a rarely seen
 white "cup & wax ring"

Drag Loop Decor
Iridized
10" H


Collection of Bob Suslowicz



White "cup & wax ring" iridized too.

 

Drawn foot, not an applied foot

____________________----






FH 240: Opal / White Glass
JIP Vase
Blue Drag Looping
Stretch Throat
Orange Iridescence
8.5" H   


____________________________________________________
___________________________________



 
Copyright © 2009 Ernie Albanese

Copyright © 2009 Ernie Albanese


 All Rights Reserved