Pyrex Carafe and Cover

Object Name: 
Pyrex Carafe and Cover

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Carafe and Cover
Accession Number: 
98.4.368
Dimensions: 
H: 10.8 cm; Diam: 9.5 cm; L: 14 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1958-1960
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; gold decoration; yellow plated metal; black plastic; yellow plated anodized aluminum; mold-blown by machine, screen printed; a) conical shaped carafe; machine finished rim with pinched lip, rim rounded in to short cylindrical neck; metal band around neck; handle opposite pinched lip, attached to neck by metal band and screws, handle angled up then bent down and out, end turned in; carafe body tapered out to bottom, bottom rounded in to base, gold shamrocks printed around body, "PYREX®/MADE IN U.S.A." printed near bottom of carafe under handle; flat circular base; b) circular cover; angled up from rim to center on all sides, center comes to a point; raised rim with tapered in sides; carafe attachment piece extends out horizontally from one side of rim, "PAT./PEND." Stamped into underside of piece.
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Former Collection