1-1/2 Quart Pyrex Mixing Bowl

Object Name: 
1-1/2 Quart Pyrex Mixing Bowl

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Object Name: 
1-1/2 Quart Pyrex Mixing Bowl
Accession Number: 
2010.4.456 C
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.8 cm, W: 23.4 cm, Diam: 18.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1957-1968
Web Description: 
Interesting Facts about Pattern: - Butterprint, along with Gooseberry, was the first pattern printed on the new Cinderella Nesting Bowls. Pattern Description: Butterprint was one of the first printed patterns on the opal ware Pyrex line, preceded only by Snowflake and Pink Daisy. Released in 1957 Butterprint was the result of growing market trends with its turquoise on white and white on turquoise Amish print. Along with Gooseberry, Butterprint was one of the first patterns debuted on the new “Cinderella Bowls.” Cinderella Bowls were a series of large nested mixing bowls with a handle or spout on each side, and designed by John Philip Johnson. The name Cinderella was applied to quite a few different Pyrex products from carafes to butter dishes even though the new spout and handle nesting bowls marked the first use of this name. Promotional sets with orange and pink Butterprint on a white background and white Butterprint on a pink background were released in the late 1950s and early 1960s due to the design’s popularity. The success of this design later yielded a Bake, Serve and Store set (470) and Oven Refrigerator and Freezer set (500) in 1959 and the 480 Casserole set in 1960. Butternut was discontinued in 1968. In 1963 a new product line called “Turquoise” was released, which included both Butterprint and Snowflake in the white pattern on turquoise background. The same blue tint was used in both product lines. Later the “Multitone Blue” 300-series bowl set was added to the Turquoise collection.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Butterprint
Provenance: 
Williams, Dianne, Source
2010-12-31
Material: 
Inscription: 
442 1 1/2 QT. / TRADEMARK / 35 / PYREX / ® / MADE IN U.S.A. / OVENWARE
stamp
Stamped on base
Primary Description: 
1-1/2 Quart Pyrex Mixing Bowl in "Butterprint" Pattern. Opaque white opalware glass; screen-printed turqupose color and applied white decal; mold-pressed. Small circular white bowl with handles and turquoise exterior, decorated with white butter-print pattern.
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.