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Object Name: 
Skillet
Accession Number: 
98.4.427
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.9 cm, W: 26.3 cm, L: 39.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1960
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management
Primary Description: 
Opaque white and colorless non-lead glass; glass-ceramic (Pyroceram); borosilicate; black decoration; black plastic; white metal; pressed, screen printed; a) shallow square shaped skillet with rounded corners; machine finished rim; two handles, are opposite each other, have squared off ends and sides that flare out to rim; sides of skillet tapered in to base, black scroll design printed onto two sides without handles; flat square base; b) square shaped cover with rounded corners; round knob with concave top, bottom tapered in to cover; cover domed with flat top, two raised concentric circles in center of cover around knob; flat rim; inside retaining rim on underside of cover; c) square shaped electric heater base with rounded corners; flat top; two open plastic handles, are angled up, have squared off ends and sides that taper out, sides of handles end above heater; sides of heater tapered out, box with thermostat control on one side below handle, box has attached cord with plug; "CORNING WARE / ELECTRIC SKILLET / MODEL P-12-ES/115V. 1400W. A.C. ONLY/DO NOT IMMERSE IN WATER" stamped onto underside of thermostat box; flat metal base, large raised "X" within a square in center, two screws on two sides of base near handles; heater has four plastic legs, legs extend down from handles.
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Former Collection