Jeanette Square red and yellow amberina Glass Clear Candy Dish, Candy Jar or Wedding Cake Box from the 1960-70s. This piece has a unique square shape on the top section as well as on the base. A distinct finial is on the top and center pedestal section complete this jar's design. The jar is a bright red and yellow and is flashed glass. This process was used in the art glass trade as a cheaper method of making colored glass. The process involves putting a thin coating of color on a base of clear glass. When finished, a flashed glass piece was practically indistinguishable from solid color glass. The red and yellow colors used in flash were commonly used - like this handsome little cake box lidded jar.
This type of glass box was traditionally meant for the bride and groom to be able to take a piece of wedding cake home. It could be used for the same for any wedding today and would also make a great candy dish or home decor accent piece.
Measures 6" high with the lid on. It is about 4 1/2" high without the lid on. Base has 2 1/3" sides. The sides of the square box section are 4" in length.
In good vintage condition with no chips or cracks - slight wear to the red and yellow flash on the lid and bottom of the square bowl that is commensurate with an item that is from the mid century. See photo closeups for detail. Item’s price reflects condition.
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