Fostoria American Glassware - Line #2056

Dinnerware Accessories

Coaster (16 Rays)

– Posted in: Coasters Fostoria | American | Coaster - 16 Rays

Out of all the Fostoria American Coasters, this stunning 16-rayed version is the hardest one to find.  It is easy to understand why, for they were only produced from 1980-1982.  With a short production run, and also being prone to breakage during and after the manufacturing process, there simply are not a lot of them [...]

Coaster (12 Rays)

– Posted in: Coasters Fostoria | American | Coaster (12 Rays)

Out of all the Coasters considered to be from the American pattern, this is the one that is the most mysterious.  The reason is simple.   It is not included in the William Litman book on the American pattern (endorsed by the Fostoria Glass Society of America), nor is it recognized by other renowned and respected [...]

Coaster (Cubes All Over)

– Posted in: Coasters Fostoria | American | Coaster

The Coaster is an interesting item in the American #2056 line.  While there are a couple of variations of this piece, the Coaster featured in this post was produced longer than any other design.  It made its debut in 1937 and was produced for over forty years.  This Coaster (item #380) showcases the famed cubes [...]

Crab Meat Liner

– Posted in: Ice Dish & Liners Fostoria | American | Crab Meat Liner

The Fostoria Glass Company produced three different types of Liners that could be used with the 2056 Ice Dish – the Fruit Cocktail Liner, the Crab Meat Liner, and the Tomato Juice Liner.  These inserts (unlike the actual Ice Dish) are “blown” glassware; therefore, they are lighter, thinner, and more fragile than the pressed American [...]

Tomato Juice Liner

– Posted in: Ice Dish & Liners Fostoria | American | Tomato Juice Liner

The Fostoria Glass Company produced three different types of Liners that could be used with the 2056 Ice Dish – the Fruit Cocktail Liner, the Crab Meat Liner, and the Tomato Juice Liner.  These inserts (unlike the actual Ice Dish) are “blown” glassware; therefore, they are lighter, thinner, and more fragile than the pressed American [...]

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