Pyrex Flameware Percolator with Lid

Object Name: 
Pyrex Flameware Percolator with Lid

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Flameware Percolator with Lid
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
98.4.267
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.4 cm; L: 20.4 cm; Diam: 14.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1942-1949
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. William Hin
Primary Description: 
Transparent; blue tint; colorless non-lead glass; mold-blown, by machine; pressed; a) cylindrical shaped pot; machine finished rim with pinched lip; 2cm wide raised ring of glass around body circumference 0.5cm down from rim; just below raised area is a depression (or channel) 2cm wide; hardwood band wrapped around channel,; handle attached to band with screw, top of handle extends horizontally from pot, end of handle vertical and unattached; body of pot rounds out from channel, then is straight-sided before rounding in at very bottom; flat circular base; b) cylindrical shaped lid; flange knob; lid domed; rim of greater diameter than cylindrical insert; "78-C" and "B-H" molded into insert; four bumps inside raised scalloped edged circle in center of lid's underside, "PYREX®" and on opposite side "MADE IN U.S.A." molded into underside near outer edge ; insert has two flat semicircular tabs, one opposite the other.
Provenance: 
Hin, Mrs. William, Source