Pyrex Shirred Egg Dish

Object Name: 
Pyrex Shirred Egg Dish

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Shirred Egg Dish
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.4.171
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.1 cm, Diam: 19.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1915-1919
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerry E. Wright
Primary Description: 
Pyrex Shirred Egg Dish. Colorless with yellowish cast, non-lead borosilicate glass; pressed. Low circular dish with walls tapering in towards base, narrow inset flange on inside of thick curved rim, two small flat handles with tri-scalloped edges (center scallop is widest) extend horizontally from rim, walls curve to wide flattened base molded with inset, slightly concave circle; overall mold and chill marks; molded in low relief circle at center of base (reading through interior): interlocked CG monogram/PYREX/interlocked CG monogram; molded in low relief at center underside of one handle and reading through glass: PYREX.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jerry E. Wright (American, b. 1932), Former Collection
1996-06
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
Pyrex
Trademark
Stamped under one handle
Pyrex
Trademark
Stamped center of base
Pyrex: A Century of Pyrex (2015-11) illustrated, p. 12-13, (fig. 1);
A Century of Pyrex (2015) illustrated, p. 8;
Design Chronicles: significant mass-produced designs of the 20th century (2005) illustrated, p. 42, fig. 02-18; BIB# 89747
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 76-77, #129; BIB# 65446
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1996 (1997) illustrated, p. 41; BIB# AI95179
Recent Important Acquisitions, 39 (1997) illustrated, pp. 182-183, #47; BIB# AI5243