Pyrex Refrigerator Dish

Object Name: 
Pyrex Refrigerator Dish

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Refrigerator Dish
Accession Number: 
2010.4.544 C
Overall H: 8.6 cm, W: 10.8 cm, D: 8.6 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Pyrex Refrigerator Dish in "Primary Color" Pattern. Colorless glass and opaque white opalware glass; with applied red color; machine made. Rectangular white dish with and red exterior; colorless lid with ridges along the edge.
Pattern Name: 
Primary Color
Williams, Dianne, Source
501-B / T.M. REG. / PYREX / A-5 / MADE IN U.S.A.
Stamped (a) on base
Stamped (b)
Stamped (b)
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.