Heavy glass dish has straight sides and a deeply molded rayed bottom. The lid top surface is shiny chrome topped with a translucent red bakelite disk knob; underside of the lid is plain stainless steel. Stands about 3 inches with the lid in place, including the knob; glass dish measures 4 1/2 inches across. T are no maker's marks on either the glass or the metal, so do not know the maker. The chrome and bakelite date it to the Depression Era, circa 1930s. The glass is thicker and heavier than usually found in Depression Glass; the lid was made to fit the base exactly -- it fits securely. Not sure what it was intended to be, but it could be used as a candy dish, condiment on a larger serving piece or by itself on a buffet, or even a vanity puff box or trinket box. Add a swanky Art Deco touch to your desk when you fill it with paperclips. Use it to hold paper coasters on your vintage bar. In very good condition. Glass has no cracks or chips, does have a small area of inner rim roughness. Chrome has some fine surface marks consistent with age and gentle handling, no rust, discoloration, or pitting. The knob is securely fastened, and turned the cloth yellowish when polished with Simichrome.Your satisfaction is guaranteed. Yes, we accept returns! If you purchase this item, and it doesn't suit your style for any reason, email us and we'll arrange for you to return it for a refund of the purchase price of the item. International buyers and bidders welcome! If you are interested in purchasing this item we do mail outside the USA upon request. Please let us know your interest and your preferred mailing service through the USPS, and we will let you know the mailing cost. Payment options are PayPal (preferred), Money Orders or Personal Checks; payment should reach us within a week (7 days) of your purchase. We reserve the right to hold personal checks until payment has cleared the banks. We will happily combine items for mailing, either won at auction or purchased in our store, whenever possible to save you $$$$. Insurance is required for items mailed to addresses in the USA. Buyer to pay actual cost of Priority Mail and Insurance. No handling charge! All packages are mailed with Delivery Confirmation at no charge to you. We take pride in our careful packing. Our items and packing materials are stored in our SMOKE FREE home or warehouse space. Please feel free to ask any questions -- we'd luv to hear from you!