Pyrex FLAMEWARE 6-cup Percolator

Object Name: 
Pyrex FLAMEWARE 6-cup Percolator

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Object Name: 
Pyrex FLAMEWARE 6-cup Percolator
Accession Number: 
2010.4.655
Dimensions: 
OH: 20.5 cm, W: 18.6 cm, D: 12.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1939-1951
Primary Description: 
Pyrex Coffee Pot. Almost colorless glass with blue tint, mold-blown and mold-pressed. Coffee pot with metal band and glass handle. Pot contains internal glass pump, glass basket with metal strainer base with an overall glass lid.
Provenance: 
Williams, Dianne, Source
2010-12-31
Material: 
Inscription: 
STAINLESS
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Stamped (a) on metal band
PYREX
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Stamped (a) on metal part of handle
STAINLESS
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Stamped (a) on metal part of handle
CU
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Stamped (a) on glass handle
8106
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Stamped (b) on pump
PYREX
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Stamped (e) on lid
M
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Stamped (e) on rim of lid
PYREX
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Stamped (b) on pump
[flame symbol] / PYREX / ... / FLAMEWARE / MADE IN U.S.A. / 7826-B
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Stamped (a) on base of carafe
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.