Fenton Art Glass company is known for making exquisite hand made glass. This beautiful commemorative plate is #3 from their American Craftsman Series and was produced in 1972. The plate is made of carnival glass and shimmers in the light. It still has the original Fenton label on the back. The Fenton logo is also embossed on the back.
From the back of the plate: With this handmade plate, Fenton Commemorates the earliest blacksmith in English, America. James Read arrived with the original group of settlers in Jamestown, Virginia - May 13, 1607. No. 3 in the annual series of Collector's Plates by Fenton. 1972
The plate is just over 8 inches in diameter.
This plate is in excellent vintage condition. There are no chips or cracks. The paper label is very good vintage condition.