Object of the Week: Blueprint for Pyrex teapot

Blueprint for six cup Pyrex teapot with red line corrections by C. D. La Follette.

The red line changes show alterations suggested by C. D. La Follette, with further instructions in pencil along the bottom edge. Frederick Carder (1863–1963), a gifted English designer, managed Steuben Glass Works from its founding in 1903 until 1932. This item is part of the Frederick Carder papers, housed at the Rakow Research Library of The Corning Museum of Glass.

Blueprint for six cup Pyrex teapot with red line corrections by C. D. La Follette. “Received by Sales Department, Housewares Div., Nov. 30, 1931” stamped in black ink along bottom of verso. CMGL 142619.


Interested in learning more about Pyrex? Check out our exhibit, America’s Favorite Dish: Celebrating a Century of Pyrex, on view until March 17, 2016 at The Corning Museum of Glass.

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