Leaf & Vine

   


 




 

 






 

 

 
          



     
       


 




   
       







 
 
   
   


   












 


   
   
   
       
               
   
 
 




       
         




     
     
         
               
     

         
           




   
               
               
       

 
     
     


 

       
     
 


 
     
               
               
   




 
     


   
               

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        Rare
 



 
Free Hand Compote







Iridescent Colorless Glass
Opal Leaf & Vine Decor
Cobalt Blue Rim & Tall Stem
Unlisted Shape
 
10.5" tall by 8.25" wide at the top







Collection of Richard Fenton







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FH 298 
Salesman's Special Lot #1989
Clear Crystal
Leaf & Vine Decor
Applied Cobalt Blue Rim
Iridized
8.5" D x 3.5" H



Collection of Bob Suslowicz




 Stretch /crizzled effect and
 "rainbow" iridescence
clearly visible

 


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FH 326 Bowl

Two Tab Handles

Leaf & Vine Decor

Green Base Glass, Iridized

9" L x 6" W x 3" H



 



Collection of Bob Suslowicz









 
   




 

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FH Number Unknown

Opal Base Glass 

Green Leaf & Vine

9.5" H

 

 
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Free Hand

Floriform

 

 

 

 

White L&V on Blue

Opal Stem & Applied Rim

Top Folded Inward

Iridized

9.75" H - 7.5" D



FH 322: Clear Base Glass

White Leaf & Vine

Blue Applied Handles & Rim

Pale Green Iridescence

9.5" H

 
 








FH Unknown Number: Clear Base Glass 

Blue Leaf & Vine

Blue Rim

Iridized 5.5" H 

 
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Collection of 

  Robert G. Bjork 


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

FH ???: Clear
Red Leaf & Vine
Blue Rim
Iridized
7 5/8" H


 



FH ???: Clear

(Similar to FH 273 Shape)

Red Leaf & Vine

Red Rim

Golden Orange Iridization

11.5" H











 


    
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Free Hand 
Undocumented  Number



Red Leaf & Vine Decor
Applied Blue Rim - S
calloped Top  
8" Tall



Collection 
Wayne & Pamela Balash


Exquisite & Rare
  


 

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                      Collection of 

                         Robert G. Bjork 

 

 

 

                FH 314: Transparent Green                            Red Leaf & Vine  

                      Cobalt Blue Rim

                            Iridized

                            11.5" H

 

 

   
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FH 343 : Transparent Glass

Red Leaf & Vine

Cut Top Vase

 Iridized Golden Orange

9.5" H
 

 
FH 313: Transparent Glass

Red Leaf & Vine

 Cobalt Blue Rim
 
Iridized Light Green
 
7" H

 

 
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 FH 324: Transparent
    White Leaf & Blue Vine
    Cobalt Blue Rim
       Three Colbalt Blue Looped Feet
   Iridized
    5" H


 


 Free Hand # 325 

9" Tall 


FH ???: Transparent

Blue Leaf &  Vine

Cobalt Blue Rim

Iridized

10" H

(two different examples)
 
 











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FH 322: Clear
White Leaf & Vine
Cobalt Blue Rim & Handles
 Green Iridization
9.75" H
 

 


 


 
 



 
 
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ALL EXAMPLES BELOW ARE FROM SPECIAL LOT # 1988:

  

FH 249: 8.25" H 



FH 302: 6.5" H 

 FH 278: 9.5" H

 

FH 259: 4.75" H

FH 290: 8.5" H 

 

 FH 258: 9" H 

 

FH 286: 11" H

 

 

FH 285: 11" H 

 FH 282: 5" H x 10" D

 

FH 255: 3" H x 9" D

 
 
 

 

FH 274: 6.75" H 

 FH Unk: 5" H x 8" H

 

 FH Unk: 9" H 

 
     
 
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SELECTED SPECIAL LOT # 1988 EXAMPLES:
 
 

 

FH Unknown Number

 

 

                            

 FH 285 

 
 

FH 259

 FH Unkown Number

 
 
 
  FH 302
 
 
FH 249
 




FH 292

NOTE: size & color differences on this pair.

 
 

 FH 285

FH 274

 
 

 FH 290





 
 
 
 
 

 FH 292 Variant Pair

(No Wax Ring)

 FH 292 Variant Top

(No Wax Ring)

  FH 292 Normal Top 

(Wax Ring)

 

 FH 285

 FH 285 Bottom

 FH 292

  FH 292 Hollow Bottom


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SAME DECOR in OTHER  SPECIAL LOTS:
 
 
 
 
 
 
  FH 257: Clear
 White Leaf & Vine
 Cobalt Blue Rim
 Iridized
 3.5" H & 9.5" D
 
 

 

 Another FH 257 Example

 
 
 
 
FH 274: Clear
 White Leaf & Vine
 Cobalt Blue Rim
 Iridized
 6.75" H 
    FH ??? : Clear
White Leaf & Vine
 Cobalt Blue Rim
 Iridized
 5.75" H  
 
 
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All examples below are from Special Lot 2003.  Blue Glass. White Leaf & Vine + White Rim. Heavy Orange Iridescence. 

 FH 357:  9.5" H  FH 307:  9" H  FH 356:  8.5" H FH 355:  8" H 
 
 

 

 

 

 
 FH 361:  10" H  FH 354:  6" H  FH 353:  11.5" H  FH 362:  11" H
 

 
 
 
 FH 352:  11" H FH 360:  " H  FH 295:  11" H  FH Unk:  " H 
 
 
 
 
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SELECTED SPECIAL LOT # 2003 EXAMPLES:








 FH 362 - 11" H

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FH 295 - 8" H


Special Lot #2003 Trio





Blue base glass sprayed with

 dark blue/green iridescence, 

then white LV decor added,

then sprayed again with 

orange iridescence.



Creates a "golden bronze" 

sheen/appearance.


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Author's Collection

 







 
FH 353 - 12.5" H

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Original Salesman's Page on Canvas



 

 


FH 354

 

 

 

FH 355

 

 

 

FH 361

  

Collection

Neil & "Eddie" Unger

 





 Rare, Rare, Rare
 Triple Label

 

 
 

FH 352 

FH Unk 

 

FH 309: 11.5" H 

 
 
 
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      Special Lot # 1991 shows two examples of this decor.  Opal base glass. Blue Leaf & Vine. Some examples with cobalt blue rims, feet, etc. Some have orange throats; others opal throats. Iridized. Many undocumented shapes have been found.

 
 
 

 FH 272

Opal Throat

11" H

FH 275

Opal Throat

6" H  

 
 
 
 
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EXAMPLES OF OTHER SHAPES IN THIS DECOR NOT FOUND
IN THE SALESMAN'S CATALOG PAGES:
 
   

 FH UNK: 11.75" H


 FH UNK:  5" H x 10" D

 

 FH UNK:  10.75" H

 

 


FH UNK:  

NOTE: Shading from Opal to Clear at Bottom

 

 

 FH UNK:  6.5" H

 

 

 

 

 

 FH UNK:  8.5" H

Opal Throat

 

FH Unk: 11" H

 

FH Unk: 10" Opal Throat


FH 275: 6.75" H Variant 

Orange Throat

 
 

                                                         FH Unk:  11" H

                                                          Opal Throat

FH Unk:  11" H

Opal Throat

 

 FH Unk: 9" H

Orange Throat

 
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       Collection of Bob Suslowicz

 

Free Hand Number Unknown
Blue Leaf & Vine on Opal Base Glass
Cobalt Blue Rim
Opal Throat
Lightly Iridized
9.5" H
Original FH Label


    This example is a bit uncommon in that it has
an opal throat. Only two documented examples
 with this decor and an opal throat are found in the
Salesman's Catalog pages, FH 272 & FH 244, Special Lot #1991. Other undocumented
examples with this Blue Leaf & Vine decor on an opal base and with an opal throat can be seen
here.

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Undocumented FH Number

8.75 Inches Tall

 



 



 FH : Clear to White Lustered Opalescent Body

  Applied Cobalt Blue Rim, Handle & Foot

 Blue Leaf & Vine Decoration

Top Half of Interior has  Crizzled Orange 

Luster Finish

 Iridized

   14.75" H
 
 







 


 


  
 
  
 

FH Bowl

 




This example below is Lead Lustre

    
                  
  

Two Different Examples

 

 

 







This example is not Free Hand. It is Cased Lead Lustre. Note the interior layer of blue glass. 

Cased Lead Lustre

 





 

FH: Unknown Number

Blue Leaf & Vine on Opal
Blue Rim
Pale Orange Iridescence

11" H 

NOTE: Unusual Shapes of the "Leaves/Hearts".   

More like "Bubbles"

 


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Collection of Bob Suslowicz

 

Free Hand Number Unknown
Blue Leaf & Vine on Opal Base Glass
Cobalt Blue Rim
Opal Throat
Lightly Iridized
9.5" H
Original FH Label


    This example is a bit uncommon in that it has
an opal throat. Only two documented examples
 with this decor and an opal throat are found in the
Salesman's Catalog pages, FH 272 & FH 244, Special Lot #1991. A few other undocumented 
examples with this Blue Leaf & Vine decor on an opal base and with an opal throat can be seen 
in the Free Hand Gallery.


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FH 328












FH Unknown

Not Iridized

10" H 


Collection of 
Bob Suslowicz


Here are three examples of the White Leaf & Vine decor on cobalt blue base glass with an applied white rim.


The FH 328 example is not iridized, while both the FH 294 & FH 312 examples are heavily iridized.

Both treatments are 
strikingly beautiful.
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FH 312




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Not Iridized

9" H 




 





 




FH 294














FH 306

Iridized

9" H



 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 FH 330

Not Iridized

11" H

 

 

 

 

FH 335

White Leaf & Vine Decor

Transparent, Non-iridized Cobalt Blue Base Glass

Opal Handles & Trim

7" H by 7" W

 
 

 
 

FH 294: Cobalt Blue

White Leaf & Vine Decor

White Rim

Iridized
 
11" H
 
 

FH 337: Cobalt Blue

White Leaf & Vine Decor

White Rim 

10" H

 

 

FH 328: Cobalt Blue

White Leaf & Vine Decor

White Rim 

10.25" H

 


 
 
FH 329: Transparent Cobalt Blue
White Leaf & Vine
White Rim
Not Iridized
8" H
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FH 312: Transparent Cobalt Blue
White Leaf & Vine
White Rim
Iridized
5" H x 6" D
 

 

 


 
 
    
 FH 331: Transparent Cobalt Blue
 
White Leaf & Vine
 
White Rim
 
Not Iridized
 
5" H
 

 FH 264

Iridized

5" H

 
 

 FH 349: Cobalt Blue

White Leaf & Vine Decor

White Rim

Iridized
 
12.5" H
 

Color is BLUE not purple 
       
 
FH 318: Cobalt Blue
White Leaf & Vine
White  Rim
 Heavy Iridescence
10" H
 
 
 

 

 

 


FH 318

Other Examples

Iridized

10" H

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FH 334: Transparent Cobalt Blue
White Leaf & Vine
White Rim
Not Iridized
9" H
  
 
 


FH 359: Transparent Cobalt Blue
White Leaf & Vine
White Rim
Not Iridized
6.5" H
 

 

 

  
 
FH 336: Transparent Cobalt Blue
White Leaf & Vine
White Rim
6" H
 
 
                                                                                                 Iridized                  Not Iridized
 
 
 
 FH 265 Shape: Cobalt Blue
White Leaf & Vine
White Rim & Handles
Cobalt Blue Base
Iridized
9.5" H
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 
 
   
 
                            FH 303: Blue
                           Cut Top Vase 
                       White Leaf & Vine
                               Iridized
                                 6.5" H
 
 
 
 
 
FH Unk: Transparent Cobalt Blue
White Leaf & Vine
White Rim
7" H
 
FH Unk: Transparent Cobalt Blue
White Leaf & Vine
White Rim
9.5" H
NOTE: These two examples have Lead Lustre shapes but are Free Hand.
NOTE: The cobalt blue glass and applied white rims identify them as Free Hand.
 
 
 

 

FH Unk (shape 357): 

Cobalt Blue

White Leaf & Vine + Rim

10"H

 

FH Unk: Cobalt Blue

White Leaf & Vine + Rim

Applied Blue Foot

7.25" H

 
 
 
 
 

 

 FH 430

Not Iridized

8" H

 

FH 426

Not Iridized

7.5" H

 

FH Unk.

 Not Iridized

8.5" H

 

 

 
 
 

FH 359

Not Iridized

5.75" H

 

 FH 247

Iridized

8.5" H

 

FH 418

Not Iridized 

5" H 

 

 
 
 

 

FH 247

Opal Leaf & Vine

Cobalt Base Glass

Highly Iridized

8.75" H 

 

 FH 303

 

 Iridized

6.5" H

 

 FH 265

Iridized

9.75" H

 
 

 FH 256

Iridized

5" H

 
 

 

 

 

FH Unk Atomizer/Perfume

Marked "DeVilbiss"

Not Iridized

10.5" H

 

 

 

 
 








 
 
 
 

  FH 332

   Not Iridized 

    5.75" H 

 
 

 FH 264

Iridized

5" H

 FH Unk

Iridized

5.5" H

 
 
 
 

 

 FH 333 Variation (Blue Stem)

Not Iridized

4.75" H

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 FH 392 Shape

CRACKLE GLAZE

Iridized

5" H

 

 

 
 

 

 

 FH Unk

Iridized

5.5" H

 

 

 

VERY  RARE 

Gourd Shaped

FH Vase

(similar vase pictured on page 449 of the Imperial Glass Encyclopedia, volume II)

 

Collection

Cathy Dahms

 These are likely not  "production" pieces, but rather "whimsies"; at least two known.

 

 

 FH Unk.  Iridized

10.5" H

This is #1691, page 449 in the Imperial Glass Encyclopedia, Vol. II

 

 
 
 
 

 

Two Stick/Bud Vases

FH Numbers ???

White Leaf & Vine

on Blue

Not Iridized

9.25" H & 7.00" H

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Blue "Verre de Soir"
Blue Rim
 Blue Leaf & Vine
 Iridized
6.5" H
 Positively Identified as Fenton 


   



FH Perfume: Cobalt  Blue  
Perfume Atomizer
White Leaf & Vine
Not Iridized
10" H
 
 

FH Perfume: Cobalt  Blue  
Perfume Atomizer
White Leaf & Vine
  Heavy Orange Iridization   
10" H
 

 

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FH 248: Opal Base Glass

Blue Leaf & Vine Decor

Cut Top

Heavy Orange Iridescence

9.5" H

Rare Oval Handwritten Factory 
"Stock Number" Label



 

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          FH Perfume

 

 
 

 

 


 

 

Perfume/Atomizer

  

         10" H 

 


  
 FH 281: Opal
Cut Top Vase
Blue Leaf & Vine
Heavy Orange Iridescence
(makes the decor look bronze in color)
6.5" H
FH 273 Shape: Opal
Blue Leaf & Vine
Cobalt Blue Rim
Heavy Orange Iridescence
Pink Highlights
9" H
   
  
 

  
FH 276: Opal
Blue Leaf & Vine
Blue Rim
Heavy Orange Iridescence
6.5" H 
(Two different vases pictured)
 
 
 
                                 
  
 
FH ???: Dark Blue
White Leaf & Vine
 Heavy Orange Iridescence
10.75" H
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 

  

FH 317 : Opal

 Blue Leaf & Vine

Cobalt Blue Rim
 
Heavy Orange Iridescence
 
7.5" H

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

Another FH 317 

 

  

 

 

 

FH  UNK

White Leaf & Vine on Clear

Cobalt Rim

Heavy Iridization

3.5" H by 8.5" W

 
 
 
  
 
 

 
 
FH ???: Lamp Base
Bone White
Blue Leaf & Vine
Orange Throat
Heavy Orange Iridescence
9" H
  (NOT Lead Lustre Shape 643)

  

 


FH 316 : Clear

 White Leaf & Vine

Cobalt Blue Rim

Heavy Orange Iridescence

7.5" H

 

  
 
 
 
FH ???: Opal
Heavy Orange Iridescence
Cobalt Blue Leaf & Vine
Bronze Fittings
Overall 22" H
 
FH ???: Opal
Heavy Orange Iridescence
Cobalt Blue Leaf & Vine
Bronze Fittings
Overall 22" H
   

 
FH 279: White
Blue Leaf & Vine
Cobalt Blue Rim 
Heavy Orange Iridescence
10 1/8" H
 
 
 
 
 

  FH 427: Blue

    White Leaf & Vine

    Opal Rim

  Heavy Rainbow Iridescence

      7.5" H  




FH 279

10" H 


FH Unk: Opal Base

Blue Leaf & Vine

Flanged, Finished Rim

Heavy Orange Iridescence

9.0" H  

 

 





FH  Atomizer Base

Blue Leaf & Vine on White

Heavy Orange Iridescence

8" H 


 

FH 431: Cobalt

                White Leaf & Vine                                                                      
Heavy Orange Iridized

8" H






    FH 316: 8" H

 

 
 

 FH 310: 8.75" H

     FH 415: 4.75" H 

 

 
 

 

Collection

Neil & "Eddie" Unger

 

 


 FH 301



 
 

FH Perfume: Blue Base Glass 

White Leaf & Vine

Heavy Orange Iridization

10.25" H

(7.75" H glass only)

FH 431: Blue Base Glass 

White Leaf & Vine

Heavy Orange Iridization

8.25" H

FH 419: Blue Base Glass

White Leaf & Vine

Heavy Orange Iridization

5" H

 

 
 

 

  

 

FH 423: Blue Base Glass

White Leaf & Vine

Heavy Orange Iridization

6.75" H

 

 

FH Unk: Blue Base Glass 

White Leaf & Vine

Heavy Orange Iridization

6.5" H

 

FH Unk: Blue Base Glass 

White Leaf & Vine

Heavy Orange Iridization

11" H

(Mirror Finish)

 

 

 

  

   
 

 

 

 

               FH 288

               10.25" H & 11.0" H

          "Bright" & "Dull" Finishes

 

 

 

 

 

FH 276 

6.75" H & 6.25" H

 

 
 

 

 

 FH 273

11.25" H & 9.75" H

 

 
 

FH 281 - 6.75" H 

 




 
 

FH Unk - 8.5" H

 

 

 


 
FH Unk - 6.5" H




 


 
 

 


 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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