4 Quart Pyrex Casserole with Cradle in Original Box

Object Name: 
4 Quart Pyrex Casserole with Cradle in Original Box

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Object Name: 
4 Quart Pyrex Casserole with Cradle in Original Box
Accession Number: 
2010.4.1513
Dimensions: 
Overall H (a-c): 18.4 cm, W: 36.1 cm, D: 26.9 cm; Overall H (box): 15.2 cm, W: 37.5 cm, D: 28.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1960
Primary Description: 
4 Quart Pyrex Casserole in "Golden Leaf" Pattern with Cradle in Original Box. Colorless glass and opaque white opalware glass, red color, cardboard, wood, brass-plated metal; mold-pressed, screen-printed, assembled. Opaque white with bright red exterior, circular shaped casserole; colorless lid. Gold metal cradle with two wooden handles in original cardboard box.
Pattern Name: 
Golden Leaf
Provenance: 
Williams, Dianne, Source
2010-12-30
Inscription: 
404 4 QT. / TRADE MARK / 25 / PYREX / ® / MADE IN U.S.A. / OVENWARE
stamp
Stamped (a) on base
PYREX
stamp
Stamped (b) on edge
626-C A-20
stamp
Stamped (b) on edge
Venue(s)
Rakow Library, Corning Museum of Glass 2015-06-06 through 2016-03-17
America’s Favorite Dish: Celebrating a Century of Pyrex commemorates the history of Pyrex brand housewares, developed by Corning Glass Works in 1915. Central to the story of Pyrex are women, traditionally the keepers of the home, who helped Corning designers and engineers develop the products to appeal to the burgeoning women’s consumer market. Corning Glass Works combined affordable products and attractive designs with strategic marketing to make Pyrex a mainstay in American homes. Pyrex advertisements, ephemera, and glassware from the combined collections of the Library and Museum will reveal the evolution of this modern American tradition.