Pyrex Mushroom Dish with Bell Cover

Object Name: 
Pyrex Mushroom Dish with Bell Cover

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Mushroom Dish with Bell Cover
Accession Number: 
2010.4.1084
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.7 cm, W: 20 cm, D: 16.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1929-1938
Primary Description: 
Pyrex Covered Tray Cupcake Holder. Colorless glass; mold-pressed. Small circular pie plate with handles.
Provenance: 
Williams, Dianne, Source
2010-12-31
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
T.M. REG. / $ / PYREX / $ / U.S. PAT. OFF.
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Stamped (a) on base
PYREX
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Stamped (b) on side
C-D
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Stamped (a) on handle
302 □
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Stamped (a) on handle
Venue(s)
Rakow Library, Corning Museum of Glass 2015-06-06 through 2016-03-17
America’s Favorite Dish: Celebrating a Century of Pyrex commemorates the history of Pyrex brand housewares, developed by Corning Glass Works in 1915. Central to the story of Pyrex are women, traditionally the keepers of the home, who helped Corning designers and engineers develop the products to appeal to the burgeoning women’s consumer market. Corning Glass Works combined affordable products and attractive designs with strategic marketing to make Pyrex a mainstay in American homes. Pyrex advertisements, ephemera, and glassware from the combined collections of the Library and Museum will reveal the evolution of this modern American tradition.