2-1/2 Quart Pyrex Deluxe Buffet Server in Original Box

Object Name: 
2-1/2 Quart Pyrex Deluxe Buffet Server in Original Box

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Object Name: 
2-1/2 Quart Pyrex Deluxe Buffet Server in Original Box
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Overall H (a-c): 19 cm, W: 38.8 cm, D: 21.6 cm; Overall H (box): 19.4 cm, W: 41.3 cm, D: 22.8 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
2-1/2 Quart Pyrex Deluxe Buffet Server in "Golden Poinsettias" Pattern in Original Box. Colorless glass and opaque white opalware glass, pink color, screen-printed gold enamel, cardboard, wood, brass-plated metal; mold-pressed, assembled. Opaque white with pink exterior, oval shaped casserole decorated with gold stylized flower decoration; colorless lid decorated with gold stylized flower design. Gold metal cradle attached candle cups, and two wooden handles in original cardboard box.
Pattern Name: 
Golden Poinsettias
Williams, Dianne, Source
045 2 1/2 QT. / PYREX ® / MADE IN U.S.A. / 24
Stamped (a) on base
Stamped (b) on handle
945 C 32
Stamped (b) on handle
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.