6-piece Pyrex Carafe with Box

Object Name: 
6-piece Pyrex Carafe with Box

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Object Name: 
6-piece Pyrex Carafe with Box
Accession Number: 
98.4.321
Dimensions: 
H: 29.2 cm; Diam: 14.2 cm; L: 19.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1958-1960
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; brass plated and white metal; white and gold decoration; black plastic; wax; orange, black and white cardboard; mold-blown by machine; a) globular carafe; polished rim with pinched lip; rim angled so lip end taller than opposite end; neck flared in then out to body, metal band around neck; handle opposite lip, attached to body by band and screws, handle oval shaped and angled out from body; body rounded in to base, sides decorated with gold and white snowflakes of different sizes, "PYREX®/MADE IN U.S.A." printed in gold under handle attachment; flat circular base; b) circular cover; round straight sided knob; cover slightly domed, raised squared off tab with tapered end on one side of cover, metal clip fastened over end; rim edge of cover angled in; "7 D[A?]" molded into underside of cover; c-1) hemispherical tea ball; top threaded; body rounded in; bottom rounded; sides and bottom perforated with holes; c-2) circular tea ball cover; center raised with flat top and loop in middle, chain with hook at end attached to loop; outer edge of cover flat and perforated with holes; sides of cover rounded in at top, bottom half straight and threaded; d) circular candle warmer frame; open circular band attached to top of three equally spaced legs; legs angled out, bottoms turned in and angled up, circular ring attached to top; legs then bent down, smaller circular ring suspended by legs' ends; e) cylindrical candle holder; sides tapered in to base; flat base with two raise concentric rings; holder has wax and wick in it; f) rectangular box; exterior orange with black and white print; top has three flaps, center slit in top flap fits over upright handles of inner flaps, a snowflake and "CORNING GLASS WORKS / CORNING NEW YORK" with glass blower image to left printed on top of top flap, ... For complete description see Notepad: Description 1998-09-03
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Former Collection