Electric Iron

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Object Name: 
Electric Iron
Accession Number: 
2005.4.22
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.5 cm, W: 22.7 cm, W: 9.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
made in 1946
designed in 1943
Primary Description: 
Almost colorless glass with yellowish tint, red stain?, metal, cloth cord, plastic cover. Iron with red interior and silver colored metal base.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Silver Streak
Provenance: 
Emmons, David D., Former Collection
2005-03-17
Technique: 
Inscription: 
Silver Streak
Inscription
Stamped On back of iron, metal iron rest in script
SAUNDERS SINCE 1858 / MODEL 1036 / 1000 WATTS / 110-120 VOLTS A.C. ONLY
Inscription
Stamped Underside of metal iron rest on the back.
PYREX
Inscription
Pressed into iron On back of iron, visible through glass.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show; traveling to The Gallery at Steuben in 2008 (cancelled 6-2008)
Pyrex: A Century of Pyrex (2015-11) illustrated, p. 14, (fig. 7);
Cooking with Glass: How Pyrex Transformed Every Kitchen into a Home-Ec Lab (2015-06-10) illustrated, p. 5 (top right); BIB# AI100652
Rarely Seen and Unusual Glass (2011) illustrated, p. 62; BIB# AI89754
Curiously Interesting: The Corning Museum of Glass Presents All things Odd and Glass (2007-06) illustrated, p. 19;
Curiosities of Glassmaking (2007-04-02) illustrated, p. 1A;
The Gather (2006) illustrated, p. 12;