Fenton Hobnail Glassware
Hobnail glass from Fenton Art Glass Company came in many colors and shapes. Some mid-20th century pieces, especially those with unusual hues or forms, are expensive.
Brightly colored and intricately patterned glassware was popular during the Great Depression. Cherry Blossom, Pink Dogwood, and Princess are popular.
Many manufacturers made opaque white milk glass. Look for Westmoreland Glass Company or Fenton items with distinctive patterns or forms.
Collectors prize Anchor Hocking's Fire-King mid-20th-century glassware, especially Jadeite and Azur-ite.
Carnival glass was made in the early 20th century and was iridescent and colorful. Patterns like Northwood's Grape and Cable are expensive.
Tiffany Favrile Glass
Iridescent Favrile glass was invented by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Tiffany originals, especially artist-signed ones, are valuable.
Steuben Glass Works made high-quality glassware, and Frederick Carder and intricately etched pieces are prized.