Messware Bowl

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Object Name: 
Messware Bowl
Accession Number: 
2010.4.497
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.9 cm, Diam: 14.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Web Description: 
Messware, designed specifically for military use, was a precursor to Pyrex and Pyrex Opal Ware.
Provenance: 
Williams, Dianne, Source
2010-12-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
CORNING / T.M. [image of gaffer] REG / MADE IN U.S.A.
stamp
Stamped on base
Primary Description: 
Messware Bowl. Opaque white glass; machine-made. Heavy white bowl.