Fostoria American Glassware - Line #2056

Covered Containers

Pomade and Cover

– Posted in: Covered Containers Fostoria | American | Pomade and Cover

Fostoria Glass produced a variety of boxes in the American pattern.  They considered the Pomade and Cover to be a “cologne and toilet article”.   Cologne and toilet articles included different items – from Colognes to Comb and Brush Trays, and more.  While some of these same items were included in their colored “Boudoir Sets”, the [...]

Pickle | Jam Jar and Cover

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There are certain items in the Fostoria American line that were produced for a few years and then discontinued – only to resurface years later under a different name.  As our eating and dining habits changed throughout the years, reintroduction of previously produced items seemed quite practical.  The Pickle Jar is one such item, for [...]

Two Handled Preserve and Cover

– Posted in: Covered Containers Fostoria | American | Two Handled Preserve and Cover

The Fostoria Two Handled Preserve and Cover is a beautiful and unique piece, bearing a handle on each side. It is rather unique-looking, and therein lies its charm, as it was designed and first produced over a hundred years ago.  The Two Handled Preserve and Cover is one of the pioneering pieces in the American #2056 line, and [...]

Marmalade and Cover

– Posted in: Covered Containers Fostoria | American | Marmalade and Cover

The Fostoria American Marmalade and Cover looks somewhat similar in form to the American Mustard and Cover. The Marmalade and Cover was only manufactured for a few years, starting around 1937.  Because of its limited life span, this piece is not considered a common item, nor is it extremely rare. What is rare; however, is finding [...]

Wedding Bowl and Cover – Small

– Posted in: Covered Containers Fostoria | American | Wedding Bowl - Small

There were two sizes of Wedding Bowls produced in the American pattern.  The smaller one has a top opening of approximately 6″ square. The bigger version has a 7″ square opening.  The difference in size between the small and big Wedding Bowls primarily deals with their top square opening measurement – not with the height of the piece.  With their [...]

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