Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Pyrex Prices at Antique Stores

I was peering into the window of a closed antique shop on my way home from work today and spotted some amazing Pyrex pieces. Unfortunately, one of the price tags I saw was amazing too!

This turquoise or aqua 2-quart round casserole came with a lid and rack that I had never seen before. I am not sure if they are original to the piece, as I thought these pieces typically came with a clear lid. Can you believe the $59 price tag? Ouch. It was a beautiful colour though, and in great condition too.

The store also had a beautiful promotional Royal Divided Dish with matching gold medallion lid in perfect condition. I wasn't able to see the sales tag but I'm sure it was out my price range. The royal blue colour on this pan is gorgeous!

Sorry for the quality of the photos, the daylight was burning away, and I was on the other side of the window... I assure you, they looked quite perfect in person. =)  I think I will visit this store again and check out the more humble Pyrex pieces outside of the window display. Who knows, there may be some reasonably priced gems back there.

UPDATE: I posted this over at Pyrex Collective and an astute reader pointed out that the turquoise bowl with lid and cradle is indeed the real deal. I'll post a link to a beautiful shot of it on flickr.


  1. wow thats a serious price! Fingers crossed you find a bargain in there when you go back. They are lovely dishes though :o) Scarlett x

  2. I wonder if they'd haggle on prices. Especially if you were to point out that all pieces aren't original.

  3. As per the update above, you must check out this beautiful photo on flickr

    The cradle and lid are indeed original to the piece and I understand it is quite rare, so that may explain the price...

  4. That's one pretty colored piece!


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