Saucepan and Cover

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Object Name: 
Saucepan and Cover
Accession Number: 
98.3.34
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.8 cm, Diam: 18.8 cm; L: 26.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1980
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management
Web Description: 
Note found inside object indicates this saucepan is part of the earliest Visions line, that it was made in the plants at Bagneaux-sur-Loing, France about 1980, and that the glass composition, created by Ken Chyung of Sullivan Park, has a U.S. patent. Note: Corning Glass Works, Saint-Gobain, and Boussois formed Societe SOVIREL at Bagneaux-sur-Loing in 1955.
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Source
1998-08-17
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
FRANCE
inscription
molded a) top of one handle
L
inscription
molded b) top of other; rim underside has raised inner edge
FRANCE
inscription
molded b) underside of one handle
X
inscription
molded a) underside of other; body of pan tapered in to bottom
Primary Description: 
Transparent, reddish brown non-lead glass; glass-ceramic (Pyroceram); pressed; a) hemispherical shaped pan; rim machine finished; two handles, one opposite the other, handles have rounded ends and sides that flare out to rim, "FRANCE" molded into top of one handle, "X" molded into underside of other; body of pan tapered in to bottom; flat circular base; b) circular cover; domed with flat top; sides of dome taper out to flat pressed out rim; two handles, one opposite the other, handles have rounded ends and sides that flare out to rim; "FRANCE" molded into underside of one handle, "L" molded into top of other; rim underside has raised inner edge.