Pyrex Souvenir Pen and Case

Object Name: 
Pyrex Souvenir Pen and Case

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Souvenir Pen and Case
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a) L: 14.8 cm, D: 0.9 cm; (b) L: 15.7 cm, D: 1.4 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
(A) Red, white, blue, yellow and colorless glass pen; cane decoration, hot worked. Cylindrical form; twisted at both ends; one and terminates in bulbous knob; opposite, colorless glass, and pointed for writing, with eight parallel channels, possibly to hold ink by capillary action. (b) Colorless Pyrex glass; blown, with red enamel inscription. Cylindrical form with rounded rim and rounded base; paper cap and spun glass or fiber packing; inscribed on one side: "SOUVENIR/NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1939/CORNING GLASS WORKS"; stamped at top in green: "PYREX/U.S. PAT [illegible]/T.M. [illegible]" within circle.
Proper, Hal, Source
'Lustrous': A Centennial Celebration of Art Glass Designed by Frederick Carder (2003-07-18) illustrated, p. 40;
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 219, left; BIB# 22375