Pyrex Roaster with Lid

Object Name: 
Pyrex Roaster with Lid

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Roaster with Lid
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a,b) H: 14.8 cm, L: 39.8 cm, W: 27.7 cm; (a) H: 11.7 cm, L: 39.8 cm, W: 27.7 cm; (b) H: 3.8 cm, L: 39.8 cm, W: 26.4
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Cornelius O'Donnell, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Pyrex Covered Roaster. Mold-pressed glass; aluminum.
Pattern Name: 
Pyrex Oven Roaster
O'Donnell, Cornelius, Jr., Source
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.