Many different types of vases were produced in the Fostoria American pattern. There were three different sizes made for the vases that had flared top edges (with mainly straight sides). The Flared Vase pictured here is the 6″ size, which is the smallest of the trio. The next size up was an 8″, and the tallest was a 10″. All of them were introduced into the American pattern in the mid-to-late 1930’s.
The Flared Vases are some of my most favorite pieces in the Fostoria American Line (#2056). The top edge of the vases flare slightly outward, just enough to allow the flowers to drape gently to the sides. Another advantage that I find with the Flared Vases is that they are easier for me to move around the house. I don’t worry as much about dropping them, or my hands slipping off, as I do with a more straight-edged vase.
As seen in this photo, you will note that the main difference between the three sizes is their height – each one being about 2″ taller than the next. All of them have a good solid base and are very substantial.
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