Casserole, Pyrex Cinderella, “Butterfly Gold” and “Woodland Leaves” with Lid, Vintage
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Casserole, Pyrex Cinderella, “Butterfly Gold” and “Woodland Leaves” with Lid, Vintage

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Vintage, Pyrex, “Woodland Leaves” and “Butterfly Gold, Casserole Dish, 473 – SEE BELOW FOR DESCRIPTION & CONDITION

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  • Patterns:  “Butterfly Gold 2” and “Woodland Leaves”
  • Made in:  USA by Corning
  • Vintage: Woodland Leaves: 1978 – 1983
  • Vintage:  Butterfly Gold 2: 1979 – 1981
  • Details:  This is the Pyrex Cinderella Casserole Dish #473-B, it holds 1 Quart.  We are offering two casserole dishes with one Lid that fits both (#470-C17).  The patterns are listed above, both from the late 1970’s and very retro.  Butterfly Gold was released in 1972 but then re-released in 1979 with this slightly altered version designed Gregory Mirow.  Both patterns were released as coordinating pieces to the Corelle Dinnerware that was becoming very popular.  They are embossed on the bottom: “473-B, 1 QT., PYREX, For Oven and Microwave No Stove Top or Broiler, Corning N.Y. USA”.  A great 3 piece set for a Pyrex collector, or for your own kitchen use.  
  • Material: Borosilicate glass
  • Dimensions: Approx. 3.25 inches Tall, 7.5 inches Wide (from handle to handle).  The top opening is 6.0 inches in Diameter.
  • Condition:  Vintage – Used.  Very Good Condition.  There is minor wear on Woodland Leaves casserole, mainly on the handles, we feel this is acceptable due to years of use/wear.  There are no chips, cracks, and some minor scratching.  The Butterfly Gold casserole is in excellent condition.  The lid is a bit scratched, again acceptable wear due to years of use. Please review all pictures and make sure you love this item before purchasing, we can’t accept returns.  Please remember these are VINTAGE and ANTIQUE items, they are NOT new, every effort has been made to show scratches, wear and tear and imperfections. 
  • Shipping is included, (continental US only), unless otherwise noted.  This item ships Priority Mail and Insured for your protection.  AK, HI and International shoppers will see additional shipping based on your location.

Pyrex was founded in 1908 in Corning, NY.  Corning Glass Works started making Nonex, a thermally resistant “non-expansion glass,” for railroad signal lanterns and other industrial applications.  It was clear glass at first and once it was discovered that it was useful in the kitchen, (because of its durability and resistance to high temperatures, it didn’t change the taste of food, and didn’t retain smells), it was marketed for domestic use.  By 1915, Corning was selling Pyrex pie plates, casserole dishes, and bakeware, originally made from Borosilicate glass, to the housewives of America.  The opaque pieces didn’t start until 1936 when Corning bought a glass factory in Charleroi, PA, which could produce colorful opal glass and had the same properties as the clear glass being made in NY.  Corning released the iconic primary-colored Pyrex nesting bowls in 1945.  Corning Glass Works offered its first patterned opalware gift set in 1953 when the Heinz Baking Dish was sold in grocery stores. Widespread distribution of promotional patterns occurred after the overwhelming success of the 1956 release of seasonal “decorator casseroles”. Corning Glass Works produced more than 150 different patterns of bowls, casseroles, refrigerator dishes, and more in a host of shapes and sizes.  After 1998 they switched from borosilicate glass to the cheaper, and even more thermal resistant, Tempered Glass.  Corning no longer manufactures or markets consumer glass kitchenware and bakeware. Corelle Brands, which was spun off from Corning Inc. in 1998, originally under the name Corning Consumer Products Company, continues to license the “pyrex” (all lowercase) brand for their tempered soda-lime glass line of kitchenware products in the United States, South America, and Asia. In Europe, Africa, and the Middle East the “PYREX” (all uppercase) brand is licensed by International Cookware for use on their borosilicate glass products.  It is a well known fact that most people will keep their Pyrex for a lifetime and even pass it down to the next generation.

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Weight4.2 lbs
Dimensions9 × 9 × 9 in

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