Imperial Glass Three In One aka Fancy Diamond Cracker Jar

Imperial Glass Three In One aka Fancy Diamond Cracker Jar
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  • Item #: IG021509a
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Price $94.99
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We are very pleased to offer this Cracker Jar from the Imperial Glass Company in the Three In One pattern, dating to the late 1880’s. The pattern is also known as “Fancy Diamonds”.

The Three-in-one pattern is Imperial's No. 1; dating to 1880.

In their catalogs, Imperial refers to the piece as a “Cracker Jar” in keeping with marketing to their American audience. Some refer to this piece in the British terminology as being a Biscuit Barrel.

References: (Encyclopedia of Pattern Glass, McCain and The Standard Encyclopedia of Pressed Glass by Edwards and Carwile.)

The piece stands 9 inches in height with the lid in place, 5-5/8 inches without the lid. The upper bowl diameter is 5 inches.

These jars are rare and due to their everyday use, subject to breakage. They are rarely in the superb condition of the piece presented here, making this jar a real find!

The piece however, after 120+ years however, is not without minor blemishes. There are two very small nicks (flea bites) to the underside of the rim of the lid. .There is also very slight edge roughness around the underside of the base of the lid and the underside of the base itself. The filial has three small bubbles enclosed from the manufacturing process as well as one diamond panel which has a small nick. The blemishes are minor and not readily visible.

We ship the day after payment is received using Insured Priority Mail with delivery Confirmation. Parcels are generally received in 2-3 days depending on your location.