This vintage antique cookie jar is shaped like a gingerbread house. It is made of pottery and is heavy weight. The front and back features blond headed lil girl, like Gretel and there are golden brown cookies all over the roof. Other colors are mint green and yellow and a bit of muted red, It has a stability spine in the bottom of it. There is general crazing, adding to its charm and authenticity. RARE item from about 1940. It is about It is about 9 inches tall including the lid x 8 inches deep x 6 inches wide.