This is the Vertical Ribbed Golden Glow yellow Square covered refrigerator dish made by Federal Glass. Each side of the dish has vertical ribs while the corners are smooth. The matching cover has the ribs on the underside so that the top is smooth. Each of the four sides of the lid has a raised, ribbed grip for lifting.
This vintage glass refrigerator container measures 8-1/2 inches square and 3-inches deep.
This container was made by Federal around the 1930s. It is not marked.
Meant for utility and well-used, these vintage refrigerator dishes are difficult to find, and it's next to impossible to find them undamaged. The inner rim of this dish has numerous tiny, shallow edge chips, especially at the corners. The largest of these is just 2-mm. The cover has a 2-mm edge chip on one of the ribbed grips, and two 1/2-inch hairline cracks along the edge. There are the expected surface scratches, and the top has some circular scratches or creases that were likely done in the manufacturing process. All of the flaws sound much worse in print than they actually are. This is a good, durable, vintage piece. The condition is reflected in the price.
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