Pyrex Double Boiler and Cover

Object Name: 
Pyrex Double Boiler and Cover

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Double Boiler and Cover
Accession Number: 
98.4.431
Dimensions: 
H: 17.8 cm; Diam: 15.6 cm; L: 28.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1946-1951
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blue tint; aluminosilicate; borosilicate; stainless steel; mold-blown by machine, pressed; a) cylindrical shaped upper bowl; machine finished rim, is tapered out; channel molded into circumference at top of body, metal band with latch in channel, "STAINLESS" stamped into band; rectangular glass handle attached to bowl by metal band, attachment piece, and screws, handle angled up, "24" molded into right side near attachment piece; Pyrex® Flameware trademark stamped into top of attachment piece, "STAINLESS" stamped into left side; upper half of bowl tapered out from bottom of channel, is of greater diameter than lower half; lower half of bowl cylindrical; flat circular base, Pyrex® Flameware trademark molded into center; b) circular cover; rounded flange; cover slightly domed; inside retaining rim on underside, "PYREX®" molded into underside near retaining rim, "7793-C" molded into opposite side near retaining rim.
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Former Collection