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Glass Fishing Floats

Set of 4 Colorful Vintage Glass Fishing Floats
Located in Vallejo, CA
A wonderful set of 4 colorful vintage glass fishing floats. Made of blown glass in slightly varying sizes. Measure approximately 3.5" to 4.5" in diameter.
Category

Late 20th Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Blown Glass

7 Antique Japanese Blown Glass Fishing Floats Knotted Rope Nautical Buoy Marker
Located in Dayton, OH
Lot 7 hand blown netted blue Japanese fishing floats. Made from recycled glass bottles and used to buoy a fisherman's net when cast into the water. Feature hand tied knots with hangi...
Category

Early 20th Century Japonisme More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Jute, Glass

fishing float double buoy glass green rope
Located in Eversholt, Bedfordshire
EXTREMELY RARE, GREEN GLASS & ROPE, DOUBLE FISHING FLOAT, c.1910 Exuding character and injecting atmosphere and conversation Can be placed in the home or the garden The green glass...
Category

Vintage 1910s English Nautical Objects

Materials

Rope, Blown Glass

  • fishing float double buoy glass green rope
  • fishing float double buoy glass green rope
  • fishing float double buoy glass green rope
  • fishing float double buoy glass green rope
H 8.67 in. W 15.75 in. D 10.24 in.
Fishing Float, Early 20th Century, Glass, Rope, Ornament, Sea, Fishermen
Located in Eversholt, Bedfordshire
Fishing float, early 20th century, glass, rope, One of five, early 20th century, glass & rope, fishing floats The green glass ball is covered in ropework. This is a type th...
Category

Early 20th Century European Art Deco Nautical Objects

Materials

Rope, Glass

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Set of Five Japanese Glass Fishing Floats
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Set of five Japanese glass fishing floats from the 1930's, hand-blown, originally used to keep fishing nets afloat.
Category

Vintage 1930s Japanese Decorative Objects

Materials

Glass, Rope

Japanese Glass Fishing Floats
Located in Chicago, IL
These hollow glass globes, though handsome, served a utilitarian purpose; fisherman would string them together in large groups to buoy their nets and droplines. Replacing their wood ...
Category

Early 20th Century Japanese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture

Materials

Blown Glass, Rope

Antique Japanese Fishing Float
Located in San Francisco, CA
Japanese Fishing Float made into a pendant light. Simple yet unique design, available in different colors (see other postings). This pendant is a pale blue, a light bright aqua glass...
Category

20th Century Japanese Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Glass, Rope

Single Large Fishing Float Pendant Light
Located in San Francisco, CA
Antique japanese fishing float made into pendant light. Original rope and barnacles. UL listing available for an additonal fee. Stem can be shortened or lengthened. Height includ...
Category

20th Century American Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass

Antique Japanese Fishing Float Pendant Light
Located in San Francisco, CA
Japanese fishing float made into pendant light. Bright blue glass,single socket.
Category

20th Century Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Glass, Rope

Antique Hand Blown Glass Japanese Float Fishing Net Nautical Buoy Marker
Located in Dayton, OH
Antique net wrapped hand blown clear glass Japanese fishing float. Measures: 9".  
Category

Early 20th Century Japonisme Nautical Objects

Materials

Jute, Glass

Old English Hand Blown Glass Fishing Float
Located in Chicago, IL
An old antique hand blown glass English fishing float, that we purchased in Leek England, as part of a collection.
Category

Antique Early 1900s English Country Glass

Materials

Glass

Early 20th Century Japanese Green Glass Fishing Float in Tied Knotted Ropes
Located in Haarlem, NL
Very large and heavy early 20th century Japanese green glass fishing float in tied knotted rope. Glass fishing floats were once used by fishermen in many parts of the world to kee...
Category

Early 20th Century Japanese Nautical Objects

Materials

Rope, Blown Glass

3 Vintage Green Japanese Blown Glass Fishing Floats Nautical Buoy Marker
Located in Dayton, OH
Set of three vintage green hand blown glass Japanese fishing net floats. Measure: 5".  
Category

Mid-20th Century Japonisme Nautical Objects

Materials

Blown Glass

16 Antique Japanese Hand Blown Glass Fishing Floats Nautical Buoy Marker
Located in Dayton, OH
Lot of sixteen hand blown blue-green (and one yellow-brown) Japanese fishing floats. Made from recycled glass bottles and used to buoy a fisherman's net when cast into the water. Mea...
Category

Early 20th Century Rustic Nautical Objects

Materials

Blown Glass

Set of 3 Glass Japanese Fishing Net Floats
Located in Winter Park, FL
A set of three glasses Japanese fishing floats. These large hand blown globes were made from recycled glass bottles encased in tightly knotted rope and were used to buoy a fisherman'...
Category

20th Century Japanese Nautical Objects

Materials

Rope, Blown Glass

Antique Japanese Fishing Float
Located in San Francisco, CA
Japanese fishing float made into a pendant light. Simple yet unique design, available in different colors (see other postings). This pendant is a pale amber, a light gold glass color...
Category

20th Century Japanese Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Glass, Rope

Green Glass Antique Japanese Fishing Floats 3-Light Pendant
Located in San Francisco, CA
A pendant light made from three, large, green glass, float spheres from Japan, with the original netting used for fishing. Newly fashioned with steel cables and bronze finished ceili...
Category

Vintage 1940s Japanese Organic Modern Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Steel

Custom Antique Japanese Fishing Float Led Chandelier
By Dogfork Lamp Arts
Located in San Francisco, CA
Antique Japanese fishing floats arranged in a ring and lit with LED lights. The fixture will be built custom for you, chain style may vary. Please contact us with your specifications.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Industrial Chandeliers and Pendants

Materials

Brass, Steel

Antique Hand Blown Green Glass Japanese Float Fishing Net Nautical Buoy Marker
Located in Dayton, OH
Net wrapped hand blown green glass Japanese fishing float.   
Category

Early 20th Century Japonisme Nautical Objects

Materials

Blown Glass, Jute

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Glass Fishing Floats For Sale on 1stDibs

There is a range of glass fishing floats for sale on 1stDibs. Frequently made of glass, natural fiber and rope, all glass fishing floats available were constructed with great care. There are all kinds of glass fishing floats available, from those produced as long ago as the 20th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Glass fishing floats bearing Art Deco or Industrial hallmarks are very popular at 1stDibs.

How Much are Glass Fishing Floats?

Prices for glass fishing floats start at $150 and top out at $10,000 with the average selling for $873.
Questions About Glass Fishing Floats
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Authentic glass fishing floats were made to be used, so they’ll generally have some signs of wear. Real examples of these vintage treasures will often include impurities like bubbles and flecks of other materials embedded in the glass. Shop vintage glass fishing floats from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.