Offered for your consideration is Fenton's Blue Opalescent Hobnail 5-3/4 inch Glass Basket. Blue Opalescent Hobnail by Fenton is a sky-blue glass with nearly-white blue opalescence. Here the opalescent double crimped edge rises and falls to be higher at the sides where the handle is attached. Hobnails decorate the outside of the basket while the inside is smooth. The ethereal opalescence of the rim extends to the topmost rows of hobnails. basket
This basket is nearly 6-inches tall to the top of the handle, and 2-1/4 inches to the rim at the lowest ruffle. It is 5-inches by 4-inches across the ruffled rim and stands on a 1-3/4 inch diameter foot. The center opening is about 2-1/2 inches in diameter.
Made by Fenton circa 1939 -1948, there is no mark.
There is no damage to this dainty glass basket.
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Fenton Glass Blue Opalescent Hobnail 5-3/4 inch Basket Circa 1940s