"2 qt. Baking Dish (Casserole) and Cover #101"

Title: 
"2 qt. Baking Dish (Casserole) and Cover #101"

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Casserole with Lid
Title: 
"2 qt. Baking Dish (Casserole) and Cover #101"
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.4.167
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.9 cm, Diam: 23 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1915-1919
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerry E. Wright
Primary Description: 
Colorless with yellowish cast, non-lead borosilicate glass; pressed. (a) Deep circular basin with walls tapering in towards base, inset flange on inside of flared rim, exterior of rim has a minute extruded edge, walls curve to wide flattened base molded with inset circular foot in very slight relief; overall mold marks; (b) slightly domed lid with center extended to form tall flared conical handle topped with solid button-shaped knob with nipple, remainder of handle is hollow with lower half stepped out and curving into lid top, vertical two-part mold marks on handle, perimeter of lid is flattened on top and bottom to fit in basin flange, underside of rim is in slightly raised; exterior of rim has a minute extruded edge; overall mold and chill marks; (a) molded in low relief circle at center of base (reading through interior): interlocked CG monogram/PYREX/interlocked CG monogram; (b) molded in low relief on top rim of lid on opposite sides of PYREX is the item number: "PYREX/101".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jerry E. Wright, Former Collection
Category: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
Pyrex
Trademark
Design Chronicles: significant mass-produced designs of the 20th century (2005) illustrated, p. 42, fig. 02-18; BIB# 89747
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 76-77, #129; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 39 (1997) illustrated, pp. 182-183, #47; BIB# AI5243
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1996 (1997) illustrated, p. 41;
Science Top Ten illustrated, p. 2;