Fostoria American Glassware - Line #2056

Julie Noyas

Oval Ash Tray and Safety Match Stand

– Posted in: Smoking Accessories

Item Number:  #115 Length:  5½” Production Dates:  1915-1958 Years ago, smoking was very popular – and Fostoria Glass produced smoking accessories to meet the demands of its many consumers.  Even while many of us don’t smoke today, one can still appreciate the craftsmanship and beauty of these items. The Oval Ash Tray is the oldest ash tray […] Read more

Topper Ash Tray

– Posted in: Smoking Accessories

Item Number:  #713 Top Diameter:  2⅛” Production Dates:  1939-1958 The American 2056 line was the most popular (and expansive) pattern ever produced by Fostoria Glass.  The pattern debuted in 1915, and throughout the decades since, hundreds of different items were designed for a variety of lifestyles. Back in the day, smoking was very popular – and […] Read more

Footed Cake Plate

– Posted in: Cake Servers, Plates, Platters & Trays

Item Number:  #307 Diameter:  12″ Production Dates:  1938-1983 This is the Fostoria American Footed Cake Plate. It is approximately 12 inches across. The Footed Cake Plate (3-Toed) had a long production life and it is still fairly easy to locate in today’s aftermarket.  It was produced from approximately 1938-1983. Be informed, for there is also a Look-Alike Cake Plate in the […] Read more

Candlestick – Amber

– Posted in: Candle Holders & Lighting

Item Number:  #A-314 Height:  2⅞” Estimated Production Dates: Mid-1980’s to early 2000’s With no accurate records to validate exact production dates for items produced by L. E. Smith Glass Company, I can only give an approximation as to when these items were produced.  My best estimate would be from the mid-1980’s through the early 2000’s.  […] Read more

Candle Lamp Complete

– Posted in: Candle Holders & Lighting

Item Number:  #310 Height:  8½” Production Dates:  1939-1943 and 1953-1970 The Candle Lamp, when complete, is another wonderful treasure to behold.  Quite often one can easily find the 3″ Candlestick, but finding the other candle parts is a bit more challenging.  The American 3″ Candlestick was sold separately (and quite popular as such); however, it was also […] Read more

Hurricane Lamp – Complete

– Posted in: Candle Holders & Lighting

Description:  Hurricane Lamp Item Number:  #459 Height:  12” Production Dates:  1939-1943 and 1953-1958 The Hurricane Lamp, in its complete and original form, is truly a special find.  The complete Hurricane Lamp consists of two pieces – the Base, and the Chimney.  While one could certainly use the base without the chimney, it is not considered complete without the two […] Read more

Hurricane Lamp Chimney

– Posted in: Candle Holders & Lighting

Description:  Hurricane Lamp Chimney Item Number:  #461 Height:  9½” – 9¾” Production Dates:  1939-1943 1953-1958 The complete Hurricane Lamp consists of two pieces – the Lamp Base, and the Lamp Chimney.  While one could certainly use the base without the chimney, it is not considered complete without the two pieces.  The base is rather substantial; however, the Hurricane […] Read more

Hurricane Lamp Base

– Posted in: Candle Holders & Lighting

Description:  Hurricane Lamp Base Item Number:  #460 Height:  3” Production Dates:  1939-1943 1953-1958 Here is another piece in the Candle Holders & Lighting category that is truly special.  The complete Hurricane Lamp consists of two pieces – a base and a chimney.  While one could certainly use the base without the chimney, it is not considered complete without the […] Read more

Tid Bit Set (Metal Handle)

– Posted in: Plates, Platters & Trays

Description:  Tid Bit Set with Metal Handle Item Number:  #S-TB Height:  10½” Production Dates:  1933-1943 I have included the Tid Bit Set in the Plates, Platters & Trays category, simply because the set is made with plates.  The plates that were used were the 9″ and 10½” Sandwich Plates. Fostoria Glass drilled a hole into the plates to […] Read more

Oval Platter – 10½”

– Posted in: Plates, Platters & Trays

Description:  Oval Platter Item Number:  #555 Length:  10½″ Production Dates:  1933-1970 In addition to dinnerware and accessories, Fostoria Glass also produced Tortes, Trays, and Platters.  The American Oval Platter was available in two sizes – this smaller 10½” version, and a larger 12″ size. The Oval Platters are quite substantial in weight and function.  The smaller 10½” size […] Read more

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