Pyrex Refrigerator Dish

Object Name: 
Pyrex Refrigerator Dish

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Refrigerator Dish
Accession Number: 
2010.4.544 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.4 cm, W: 17.1 cm, D: 10.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1947-1960
Primary Description: 
Pyrex Refrigerator Dish in "Primary Color" Pattern. Colorless glass and opaque white opalware glass; with applied blue color; mold-pressed and screen-printed. Rectangular white dish with blue exterior; colorless lid with ridges along the edge.
Pattern Name: 
Primary Color
Provenance: 
Williams, Dianne, Source
2010-12-31
Material: 
Inscription: 
0502 / TRADEMARK / 13 / PYREX / ® / MADE IN U.S.A. / OVENWARE
stamp
Stamped (a) on base
502-C
stamp
Stamped (b)
PYREX
stamp
Stamped (b)
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.