Pyrex Flameware 6-Cup Percolator

Object Name: 
Pyrex Flameware 6-Cup Percolator

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Flameware 6-Cup Percolator
Accession Number: 
2000.4.47
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.9 cm, W: 20.3 cm, Diam: 14.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1942-1945
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dorothy Herzog
Primary Description: 
Pyrex Flameware 6-Cup Percolator. a) barrel shape greenish body with tooled pouring lip, wooden collar and handle attached below neck with metal nut and bolt, mold-blown, tooled, assembled. b) Colorless pressed circular lid stamped "PYREX" and "MADE IN THE USA", mold-pressed. c) Percolator tube, vertical tube with circular domed base marked "PYREX" and "8106", mold-blown. d) Percolator basket has cylindrical top section of colorless glass with opaque white disk strainer covering bottom and hollow tube through center, mold-blown.
Provenance: 
Herzog, Dorothy, Source
2000-07-06
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
PYREX / MADE IN USA
stamp
Pressed (b)
PYREX / FLAMEWARE / MADE IN USA 80109
stamp
(a)
PYREX / 8106
stamp
(c)
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.