Carafe

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Object Name: 
Carafe
Accession Number: 
98.4.396
Dimensions: 
H: 17.4 cm; Diam: 16.2 cm; L: 19.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
About 1975
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; brown plastic; white print; mold-blown by machine, screen printed; bulbous shape; plastic top over mouth of bowl; has flared angled rim, is tapered out to bottom; handle opposite tallest point of rim, handle upside down "L" shape, "No.8900-1" molded into side of handle; bowl rounded out then in, widest point near bottom, "ABC/Commercial/QUALITY CONTROLLED" and instructions in Spanish and English on how to avoid breakage on side of bowl, large red circle with tail written in marker over ABC section of bowl; flat circular base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Former Collection