This carafe was produced by the homer laughlin china co. During the years 1936-1946 in the six original colors of fiesta. Cobalt blue is one of those original colors. It measures 10 to the top of the lid.It is 7 wide including the handle. The base measures 3 3/4 in diameter. The top opening is 1 1/4 in diameter. The blue is worn and chipped on the knob of the lid and there are three chips on the base. There is a mark in the glaze on one side and a white mark at the top. The cork is stained, most likely from coffee or wine. There is a tiny chip on the handle. Most of the flaws are on one side of the carafe. Displayed with the handle on the right as in the first picture, the flaws do not show as much. It is still in usable and collectible condition. This item is made of ceramic.