Pyrex Bread or Loaf Pan

Object Name: 
Pyrex Bread or Loaf Pan

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Bread or Loaf Pan
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.4.169
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.5 cm, W: 23.1 cm, Diam: 13.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1915-1919
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerry E. Wright
Primary Description: 
Pyrex Bread or Loaf Pan. Colorless with yellowish cast, non-lead borosilicate glass; mold-pressed. Deep rectangular dish with walls tapering in towards base, narrow inset flange on inside of thick curved rim, exterior of rim has a minute extruded edge, walls curve to wide flattened base molded with inset rounded rectangular foot in very slight relief; overall mold and chill marks; molded in low relief circle at center of base (reading through interior): interlocked CG monogram/PYREX/interlock CG monogram; molded in low relief at top center (on underside of rim) on one short end and reading through glass: "212".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jerry E. Wright (American, b. 1932), Source
1996-06
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
212
Trademark
Stamped underside of lip
Pyrex
Trademark
Stamped center of base
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.
Pyrex: A Century of Pyrex (2015-11) illustrated, p. 12-13, (fig. 1);
A Century of Pyrex (2015) illustrated, p. 8;
Design Chronicles: significant mass-produced designs of the 20th century (2005) illustrated, p. 42, fig. 02-18; BIB# 89747
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 76-77, #129; BIB# 65446
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1996 (1997) illustrated, p. 41; BIB# AI95179
Recent Important Acquisitions, 39 (1997) illustrated, pp. 182-183, #47; BIB# AI5243