Pyrex Handle

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Handle
Accession Number: 
98.4.304
Dimensions: 
W: 7.3 cm; L: 16.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1943-1948
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; white metal with gunmetal finish; pressed; rectangular shaped detachable handle; "T" shaped metal attachment piece, PYREX® FLAMEWARE logo marked on top; both sides at top of "T" have a wing/ tab, wings bent down and are angled back, ends of wings pointed; metal rod attached to piece by wings, rod bent in way to snap into right side nook at base of "T," end of rod bent into a circle; bottom half of attachment piece has sides that extend down, ends of sides bent in; top of glass handle inserted into bottom of attachment piece and held in place with screws; glass handle flared out just below attachment piece; top and bottom of handle slightly tapered out to base, sides straight, "9" molded into right side of handle near attachment piece; top of handle longer than bottom so base angled.
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Former Collection
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