Butterfly and Berry Bowls, Fenton

Butterfly and Berry was Fenton's most popular pattern and is found in a fair number of shapes. The pattern was used on the exterior of other Fenton patterns--Hearts and Trees, Fantail, and Panther. Fenton also whimsied some of their bowls. Above are a green bowl with typical shaping and a blue bowl with the sides straight up called a fernery. If these bowls are slightly cupped in, they're referred to a rosebowls. If the bowls are widely spread into an ice cream shape, the're called centerpiece bowls. Imported fake bowls are known in white and amethyst.
Berry sets, 6-7 pieces

Amethyst, 245 (2003)

Blue, 300 (2006), 300 (2008), 70 (2013)

Blue, 5 piece, 160 (2005)

Green, 400 (2004), 325 (2013)

Marigold, 60 (2012), 40, 50, 65, 105 (all 2013),
   40, 45 (both 2014), 40, 45 (both 2015), 40 (2016)

Bowls, large berry

Amethyst/purple, 200 (2007), 50, 100 (both 2010),
   90 (2012), 55 (2014), 45, 50 (both 2015),
   55 (2016)

Amethyst, plain interior, 170 (2003)

Blue, 70, 85, 90 (all 2013), 55, 195 (both 2014),
   25, 35, 50, 103, 185 (all 2015)

Green, 90, 115 (both 2010), 260 (2012),
   130 (2013), 95 (2014), 85, 105, 115 (all 2016)

Green, plain interior, 260 (2012)

Marigold, 10, 30 (both 2013), 10, 25 (both 2014),
   15, 35, 40 (all 2015), 20 (2016)

Marigold, slag, 400 (2005)

Nile green known

Teal, 310 (2001), 150 (2005)

White, 650, 850 (both 2006), 1,250 (2012),
   600 (2016)

Bowl, small berry or sauce

Amber, 50 (2014)

Amethyst, 15-25

Blue, 10, 33 (both 2013), 15, 18 (both 2014)

Blue, tricorner whimsey, 3,300 (2002)

Green, 25 (2013), 25 (2014), 13, 30, 35 (all 2015)

Marigold, 10-15

Red, 500 (1997), 375 (2004), 170 (2013)

Whimsies made from bowls

Fernery or rosebowl

Blue, 1,500 (2006), 475 (2008),
   225, 250 (both 2010), 325 (2014), 200 (2016)

Centerpiece bowls (spread from large berry)

Amethyst, 350 (1998), 200 (2001),
   675 (2012)

Blue, 675 (2008)

Green, 85 (2013)

Green, emerald, 5,100 (2008)

Lavender, 350 (2015)

Also see Hatpin Holders, Water and Table Sets, and Vases


6/21/2016

This white master Butterfly and Berry bowl sold in 2006 for $850. Photo courtesy of Mickey Reichel.