Fenton Art Glass Company is the largest manufacturer of handmade colored glass in the United States. The Fenton Art Glass Company was founded in 1905 and discontinued most production in 2007 producing some of the most collected art glass items. They have since partially reopened the facility. This is a beautiful carnival 7" planter produced by Fenton from 1970 - 1972 known as the Mermaid Planter. This is a dramatic and desirable planter in amethyst purple made from a modified Verlys mold. The pattern is all exterior and features mermaids in different poses around the exterior of the planter. The planter has a scalloped top edge and beautiful irridescence. The planter is actually 6 1/2" tall and 7 1/4" across. The planter has a smooth flake on the base rim but is otherwise in excellent condition. The planter is marked the the cursive Fenton in an oval on the base. This is an extremely heavy item. A delightful addition to any collection.We accept Paypal, Money orders and Personal Checks (with time to clear). Buyer to pay shipping of $17.50 and insurance costs. The insurance amount will be calculated at the end of auction. We ship Priority Mail and shipping charges are not negotiable. Shipping will occur on Tuesday or Friday of the of the Week. All items which payments have been received prior to that time will be shipped. Money orders ship as soon as received on the closest date and personal checks will require an addition 7-10 days to clear. If you have questions regarding an item, please ask before bidding. We strive to package items extremely well. We also encourage you to purchase insurance. However, we cannot be held responsible for lost or damaged items in shipping. INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS: Please e-mail prior to bidding for shipping charges. Please note that original invoice sent by Ebay quotes shipping for domestic USA shipments only. Please do not use this rate as we can not ship your items to you for this amount. Thank You. We attempt to provide accurate and detailed information about every item we sell, however something may be missed. We desire to provide a very positive and satisfactory experience to our customers. It is the responsibility of the bidder to carefully review all items, photos and description and ask appropriate questions. Items are offered and being sold AS IS and unless t is a gross misrepresentation, t is no return and you are accepting the item as presented when you place the bid. We sell much old delightful glassware and porcelain. Due to the fact these pieces were produced with no quality control they may display production flaws including but not limited to strawmarks, bubbles, mold marks, grit and sand deposits. We DO NOT sell on approval basis. All bids are considered a binding legal contract through e-bay. We will not pay for return shipping for any reason. Please see our other listings as we have available depression glass, carnival glass, EAPG and some Vintage glass, porcelain and miscellaneous items. Thank You! The free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.