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American Fostoria pattern 2056, The Crystal for America glassware replacements Replacement Americana Fostoria Crystal pattern 2056 made by Fostoria in the USA. ... Note: Most all true American Fostoria pieces have three seams. Look for this on the bottom of the pieces. Whitehall made by Indiana/Colony Glass only has two seams. DESCRIPTION
Primarily, the company produced decorative lamps and stemware pieces for the American home. Competing actively against Cambridge, Heisey, and Westmoreland Crystal, Fostoria would soon emerge as leader in the American glassware market. It is during this period that Fostoria began marketing lines of colored dinnerware and stemware pieces.
When the area’s natural gas deposits ran out, Fostoria moved to Wheeling, West Virginia, and then to Moundsville, West Virginia, in 1891, where it remained until it closed in 1983. The factory in Moundsville opened with a furnace that could fire 14 pieces of glass at once, which was quite impressive at the time.
f ostoria American: A Complete Guide, Fourth Edition is the ultimate book on Fostoria American.. Sample pages from Fostoria American: A Complete Guide (Fourth Edition). Written with both collectors and dealers in mind, between its quality hardbound covers you'll find 117 pages of information on Fostoria American not found in any other book either in-print or out-of-print.
W elcome to the Seligson Estate's Fostoria American Collection. From salad plates to underplates; baby bowls to finger bowls; vases, lamps, boxes, jars and more, the late Sidney P. Seligson collected almost every piece of the popular 2056 Fostoria American pattern.
American was the most successful pattern in the history of glassmaking. Fostorias business peaked in 1950 when they made over 8 million pieces of glass. In 1986 after struggling with an outmoded plant and foreign competition, Lancaster Colony was forced to close the Fostoria factory, ending nearly 100 years of glass making.
Fostoria glass was made in Fostoria, Ohio, from 1887 to 1891. Then the factory moved to Moundsville, West Virginia, and most of the glass seen in shops today is a twentieth-century product. The company was sold to the Lancaster Colony Corporation in 1983 and closed in 1986.