Fostoria American Glassware - Line #2056

Plates, Platters & Trays

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

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

Handled Muffin Tray

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Description:  Handled Muffin Tray Item Number:  #726 Width:  10″ Production Dates:  1948-1973 The Fostoria American pattern includes a wide variety of pieces, and the items in the Trays and Platters category is no exception.  Featured here is the Handled Muffin Tray.  It looks very similar to the Handled Utility Tray; however, there are differences between the two.  The […] Read more

Square Tray – 10″

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Description:  Square Tray Item Number:  #T-09 Length:  10″ Production Dates:  1924-1943 While the American pattern produced quite a few trays in various sizes and shapes, the 10″ Square Tray stands out from the crowd.  This particular tray has a plain rim, void of any cube design (much like the 12″ Round Tray).  The surface of the tray is smooth, […] Read more

Handled Utility Tray

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Description:  Handled Utility Tray Item Number:  #732 Diameter:  9″ Production Dates:  1948-1982 One of the more unique trays in the American pattern is the Handled Utility Tray.  While it looks similar to the Handled Muffin Tray, there is one defining difference.  The Utility Tray has sides that curve upward, while the Muffin Tray has sides that flare outward.  […] Read more

Condiment Tray (AKA Cloverleaf)

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Description:  Condiment Tray (AKA Cloverleaf) Item Number:  #738 Length:  9″ Production Dates:  Mid 1930’s-1958 (not continuously) Over the years, the Fostoria American pattern offered a couple of different trays to be used as Condiment Trays.  This particular tray, also known as the Cloverleaf Condiment Tray, was the second and last tray to be featured as part of a […] Read more

Candy Tray

– Posted in: Candies, Plates, Platters & Trays

Item Number:  #T-07 Length:  7″ Production Dates:  1916-1925 I am thrilled to share what I know about the American Candy Tray, for it is one of those pieces that is not seen all that often.  Unfortunately, the Candy Tray is rarely talked or written about.  Indeed, there are books on the American pattern that don’t even mention […] Read more

Oblong Tray – 10½”

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Description:  Oblong Tray (see aliases below) Item Number:  #721 Length:  10½″ Production Dates:  1917-1958 I will be the first to admit that researching the numerous trays in the American line has been an exhausting effort.  The 10½” Oblong Tray has been no exception.  In fact, this particular piece has the most varied and mixed history of all the trays […] Read more

Oval Comb and Brush Tray – 10″

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Description:  Oval Comb and Brush Tray Item Number:  #T-04 Length:  10″ Production Dates:  1915-1943 The Oval Comb and Brush Tray was originally featured in the 1915 catalog supplement, debuting the American line.  It was described as being 10″ in length, and 5″ in width.  In the same catalog, it is also listed as one of the pieces in […] Read more

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