Gay Fad Shakers Look Great With A Colorful Vintage Tablecloth
Fran Taylor, an artist and designer founded Gay Fad Studios and built it into an extroidinary glass decorating company. Taylor worked from home from 1938-1945 hand decorating tin items, waste paper baskets and glassware. In 1945 she opened Gay Fad Studios in Lancaster ohio.
Fran and her staff bought blanks form major glass companies and beegan had decorating them. Few of her pieces were marked, according to an online artice at http://www.santafetradingpost.com/gay_fad.html. Retro Revival usually does wonderful research on her items for sale. She describes the set shown as being 1945 Gay Fad, Hazel Atlas Fruit pattern.
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