Pyrex Flameware Utility Tea Kettle and Lid

Object Name: 
Pyrex Flameware Utility Tea Kettle and Lid

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Flameware Utility Tea Kettle and Lid
Accession Number: 
98.4.170
Dimensions: 
H: 17.9 cm; L: 27.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1938-1948
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management
Primary Description: 
Transparent blue tint, colorless non-lead glass, white metal, aluminosilicate, borosilicate (Pyrex®); mold blown by machine, stamped, pressed; a) bulbous shape; machine finished top rim with pinched and curled lip; rim rounds out to form neck; metal band around circumference of pot at base of neck; detachable colorless handle attached by metal attachment, band and two screws; PYREX FLAMEWARE trademark stamped into top of metal attachment; "BB" pressed into side of handle near attachment; neck of pot gradually rounds out to form body; body tapers in at bottom; base flat; PYREX FLAMEWARE trademark including item number "7125"stamped onto base (barely legible) ; b) flange knob; top of lid domed; circular rim of greater diameter than cylindrical insert; "A-A" and "8126.C" pressed into insert; insert has two semicircular tabs, one opposite the other; "MADE IN THE U.S.A." and "PYREX" pressed into the underside of the lid.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Pyrex Tea Kettle
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Former Collection