Pyrex Liquid Measuring Cup

Object Name: 
Pyrex Liquid Measuring Cup

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Liquid Measuring Cup
Accession Number: 
2010.4.742
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.8 cm, W: 12.5 cm, Diam: 12.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1925
Primary Description: 
Pyrex Double-Spout Measuring Cup. Colorless glass with yellow tint, machine made. Cylindrical measuring cup with a spout on either side and a single handle in the center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Williams, Dianne, Source
2010-12-31
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
$ / PYREX / $
stamp
Stamped on base
CUP / 1 / 3/4 / 1/2 / 1/4
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Stamped on side
OZ / 8 / 7 / 6 / 5 / 4 / 3 / 2 / 1
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Stamped on middle
CUP / 1 / 2/3 / 1/3
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Stamped on side
Venue(s)
Rakow Library, Corning Museum of Glass 2015-06-06 through 2016-03-17
America’s Favorite Dish: Celebrating a Century of Pyrex commemorates the history of Pyrex brand housewares, developed by Corning Glass Works in 1915. Central to the story of Pyrex are women, traditionally the keepers of the home, who helped Corning designers and engineers develop the products to appeal to the burgeoning women’s consumer market. Corning Glass Works combined affordable products and attractive designs with strategic marketing to make Pyrex a mainstay in American homes. Pyrex advertisements, ephemera, and glassware from the combined collections of the Library and Museum will reveal the evolution of this modern American tradition.