2 Quart Pyrex Covered Casserole

Object Name: 
2 Quart Pyrex Covered Casserole

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Object Name: 
2 Quart Pyrex Covered Casserole
Accession Number: 
2010.4.968
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.3 cm, W: 29.1 cm, D: 17.3 cm;
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1960
Primary Description: 
2 Quart Pyrex Covered Casserole in "Starburst" Pattern. Opaque white opalware glass and colorless glass; screen-printed pale turquoise color, and gold enamel; mold-pressed. White Pyrex rectangular shaped covered casserole with handles and colorless lid. Exterior of dish is decorated with light turquoise color and gold starburst enamel. Colorless lid.
Pattern Name: 
Starburst
Provenance: 
Williams, Dianne, Source
2010-12-31
Material: 
Inscription: 
575-B 2 QT. / PYREX ® / MADE IN U.S.A. / 18
stamp
Stamped (a) on base
550C 2
stamp
Stamped (b) on handle
PYREX
stamp
Stamped (b) 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.
The Midcentury Kitchen: America's Favorite Room: From Workspace to Dreamscape, 1940s-1970s (2019) illustrated, p. 130;
Cooking with Glass: How Pyrex Transformed Every Kitchen into a Home-Ec Lab (2015-06-10) illustrated, p. 1 (top); BIB# AI100652
100 Years of Pyrex (2015) illustrated, p. 15 (fig. 10); BIB# AI100137
Pyrex Test Kitchen: Echoes from the Past (2015) illustrated, p. 9 (right); BIB# AI101030