Pyrex Flameware Percolator and Cover

Object Name: 
Pyrex Flameware Percolator and Cover

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Flameware Percolator and Cover
Accession Number: 
98.4.462
Dimensions: 
H: 21.3 cm; Diam: 12.9 cm; L: 19 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1946-1947
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, blue-gray tint; aluminosilicate, borosilicate; stainless steel; mold-blown by machine, pressed; a) cylindrical shaped pot; rim machine finished with pinched lip; rounded shoulder; body of pot cylindrical with depressed channel around the circumference about one-third of the way down from the rim; metal band in channel; handle opposite lip, is vertical with threaded top and octagonal bottom, attached to pot by metal band and screw; flat circular base with Pyrex ® Flameware logo molded into center; b) circular cover; rectangular flange, ends of flange flare out to cover; cover slightly domed; cylindrical insert on underside, "C-FF" and "78C" molded into insert exterior; insert has two semi-circular tabs, one opposite the other; four raised bumps within a raised scallop edged ring in center of underside; "PYREX" molded into one side and "MADE IN U.S.A." molded into opposite side of underside near insert.
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Former Collection