Adorable little hand made basket of white milk glass and red slag glass swirls is listed in the company's catalogue as "End O' Day Ruby." Outside of basket embossed with chevron and bead design; inside bears a striking red, white and orange swirl pattern to floor and walls. Applied handle is white milk glass with an impressed daisy motif at either end. Measures 5 ½" long x 4 5/8" wide x 4 7/8" tall; round foot is 2 3/8" in diameter and scalloped at edges.
Underside bears blind-stamped Imperial Glass IG logo, used only from 1951-1972. Inside of bowl has Imperial's foil sticker with champagne glass and "Hand Crafted". Sticker shows some wear. There is a shallow scratch at the end of one handle, below the impressed flower design (last photo). No cracks, chips, flaws or repairs to this sweet, collectible and usable little basket.
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