Pyrex Flameware Handle

Object Name: 
Pyrex Flameware Handle

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Flameware Handle
Accession Number: 
98.7.12
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 8.3 cm; L: 21 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1936-1939
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; stainless steel with gunmetal finish; pressed; elliptical shape; metal rod bent in shape of hair pin with rounded end; flat piece of metal over ends of rod, "PYREX®" marked on top of piece, piece has two curled tabs securing ends of rod to its underside, piece has "wings", wings extend out from sides near base of piece and are angled down, ends of wings pointed; second metal rod attached to handle by wings, rod bent to snap over right top edge of piece, top of rod bent into a horizontal circle, glass knob in circle.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Former Collection
1998-08-11
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