The Fostoria Glass Company was built in 1887 at Fostoria, Ohio, but by 1891 had moved to Moundsville, West Virginia where it remained until operations ceased in 1986. By the late 1930's, Fostoria was recognized as the largest producer of handmade glassware in the world. This lovely "Federal" pattern was produced from 1937 until 1943. The stem is #6019 and the cutting pattern is #771. A graceful three tier notched stem with clear bowl etched design consisting of a band of three large 6-point stars/rays, each separated by 5 smaller 6-point stars. Eight of the items still carry the original Fostoria paper label (Fostoria - hand made) They measure 4 1/8" tall and 3 1/2" across. There are no cracks, chips, nicks or repairs on any of this set of 12.