Pyrex Flameware Utility Tea Kettle with Lid

Object Name: 
Pyrex Flameware Utility Tea Kettle with Lid

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Flameware Utility Tea Kettle with Lid
Accession Number: 
H: 17.4 cm; L: 27.1 cm
Not on Display
1938-about 1947
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; mold blown by machine, 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; neck of pot gradually rounds out to form body; body tapers in at bottom; base flat; b) flange knob; top of lid domed; circular rim of greater diameter than cylindrical insert; old catalog number "75.129d" inscribed in black ink underneath rim; insert has two semicircular tabs, one opposite the other; "PYREX" pressed into the underside of the lid, raised circle of glass in center of lid underside that is the diameter of the flange.
Pattern Name: 
Pyrex Tea Kettle
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Former Collection