Long before Tupperware and plastic containers, the 1930's housewife used any number of glass containers for those leftovers from the dinner table. They came in a variety of colors and sizes, square, rectangle and round ones and even in matching sets of varying sizes. While this one was certainly used in the refrigerator by my grandmother, it has served for many years on the counter in my kitchen to hold sugar for our coffee or tea.
Although not signed, it is easily recognized by collectors as having been made by Federal Glass Company. The bottom section is vertically ribbed on the four sides with smooth rounded corners. Measures 4 x 4-inches and is 2-3/4 tall. Wear on the bottom consistent with use. Matching lid has the same vertical lines on the inside of the lid and handy small raised matching grips on each of the four sides for easy handling. Small chip on one corner has been filed smooth.
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