Friday, April 13, 2007

pink & aqua Pyrex * France & England Pyrex






These little pastel Pyrex refrigerator dishes are my favorite. As I have said before, I started collecting Pyrex over 25 years ago and have paid very little for my collection... that is until Martha did a feature in her magazine several years ago and from then on the prices went up and they became harder to find. I don't shop at antique stores nor do I buy on Ebay. So I am even more thrilled when I can find some at thrift stores or yard sales. I maybe paid a dollar for the pink & aqua and a quarter for the top one.



You also know that I am drawn to little containers. So it was only natural for my to pick up these little casserole dishes. Well upon inspection, I was completely surprised to see that they were stamped Pyrex France and Pyrex England! Serious! I was ecstatic! Where did they come from? How did they get here? The two 7 inch ones are from France and the 5 inch one with the lid is from England. I found them at thrift stores and yard sales for less than a dollar each.
So if anyone out there can tell me more about them, I'd love to hear from you! I have found very little info at Pyrex Love.
Thanks and have a wonderful weekend!

16 comments:

Amy said...

oooo I am SO drooling over your pyrex collection!

Becca said...

Love the pink ones. Did I tell you I found a pyrex tableware set at a thrift store last week? Two pyrex butter dishes, the tableware set and a quilt for 6 dollars! Craziness, I tell you!!

Heidi said...

Is the little one some kind of refrigerator dish? Seems awfully small for a casserole, I don't know. I looked in my Pyrex Book but I didn't find anything more. I adore those little pastel dishes! So sweet!

Gardener Greg said...

I am a pyrex collector also. I recently got a pyrex dish with a divider in the middle including a nice lid all for 1.00 at a yard sale. I originaly was going to resell it but fell in love with it so I kept it for myself,

PAT said...

I love those little pastel dishes. I have several pieces of old pyrex. I love them and use them all the time!

When I was first married over 40 years ago, I had a set of the pink pyrex. They were round with glass lids. Now I'm wondering what happened to them!

Pat
Back Porch Musings

Rhoda said...

I have a little Pyrex glass storage container that is rectangular & looks a lot like yours. Mine has a blue lid & it was a gift from someone several years ago. It's stamped Pyrex, but is not old. They are nice containers! Great little collection you've got there.

Rhoda
Southern Hospitality

Jolene George said...

those are great pieces! love them!

PAINT MINE PINK said...

Hi Linda! OOOHHH just love the Pyrex so much! You have inspired me to keep a lookout for some now!
And thanks for visiting my Blog.

Shannon .

Nancy said...

The pink one is my favorite and I just love the deals that you get at the thrift stores. Have a great weekend!

Sandy said...

I love all of your collections!
Heading to Ireland & Wales tomorrow if you'd pray for Paul and I and our kids (reluctant to leave the kids!).
xox

Peta said...

I love those pyres fridge boxes and yours are in all my fave colours!
I am yet to find one anywhere here in Australia.

Nonie Mae said...

those are cute.. I have a little one and I keep my butter in it..

LostRoses said...

Oh, the pink Pyrex reminds me of a dear departed aunt who had an all-pink kitchen, including pots and pans, pyrex, refrigerator and stove. She was not the sort of person one would think of as loving pink (and the kithcen was the only room in the house that reflected it) which made it all the more endearing. You have a lovely collection!

Zoey said...

Hi Linda,
I just read a short article on Pyrex in the current issue of Country Home (I think) magazine. They had some prices for s few items. They fetch a high price if in top condition.

That lidded one appears to be a refrigerator dish.

a pink-bee said...

What a pretty collection! Your blog is so nice :) Thanks for visiting mine, hope you stop by often, I"ll be back :)

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

Thanks for the kind comments, Linda, hope you visit again. (I entered you in teh drawing)

As cute as those pyrex pieces are, they are also useful to have. I love using pretty vintage things, and those are so much better than the plastic things that twist up in the dishwasher!