Non-Standard Pyrex Patterns & Colours: Oval Casseroles 

1957 043/943 oval casserole, yellow & charcoal flower
Decorator Casserole, charcoal flower   

          

Pyrex White Lace on turquoise pattern sample
Decorator Casserole 045, white lace, pattern sample.  This 045 casserole was marketed during late 1957 with a dual candle-warmer.  Advertising and original boxes call it simply a "Decorator Casserole", but it was also described as "turquoise with delicate white lace pattern" in advertisements.

          

Pyrex 043 Decorator Casserole, charcoal on yellow pattern sample
Decorator Casserole 043, charcoal on yellow, pattern sample.

Paired with a cradle, this 043 casserole arrived during spring 1958.  The pattern has no specific official name, with advertising simply describing it as a "Decorator Casserole" in "charcoal on yellow" and its original box calling it a "Cinderella Cradled Oval Casserole".

          

Pyrex Deluxe Cinderella Casserole, 045/945 with gold hearts
Deluxe Cinderella Casserole   

          

Bluebird Casserole, 043/943
Bluebird Casserole, 043/943.  Introduced during late 1959, it was originally equipped with a metal cradle.  Advertising from that time provides its official name.

          

Pyrex Golden Casserole, 045/945, image from 1959 advertisement
Golden Casserole, 045/945.  Image from 1959 advertisement.  It was introduced in late 1959 and depicts a grapevine motif.  The lid is plain, not patterned.

             

Pyrex 043 oval casserole, Meadow
Meadow 043/943.  Equipped with a cradle, this casserole was offered during spring 1960.  Advertising described it as: "... turquoise 'Meadow' decoration on white", but its original box simply called it "Cinderella Casserole with Cradle".

               

Pyrex 043/943 oval, the Floral Casserole
Floral Casserole      

               

Pyrex 045/945 Deluxe Cinderella casserole, classic gold on white
Deluxe Cinderella Casserole      

          

Pyrex Empire Scroll 043 casserole
Empire Scroll 043/943, gold on white.  It arrived during late 1961, and was originally equipped with a cradle.  An 045 casserole with a completely different design was given the same official pattern name in 1965.

          

Pyrex 045/945 oval casserole, gold on red Deluxe Buffet Server
Deluxe Buffet Server   

          

Pyrex 043 oval casserole, Golden Scroll on green
Golden Scroll   

         

Pyrex Golden Classic casserole, 045/945, image from 1962 advertisement
Golden Classic 045/945, gold on yellow.  Image from 1962 advertisement.  It was introduced late 1962 and remained available into 1963.  Its official name was printed on packaging and in advertising.

           

Dark brown 043/943 with gold tulip pattern
tulip design, also in white on blue  

          

Pyrex 045 Empire Scroll, pattern sample
Empire Scroll 045, pattern sample.  This 045 casserole appeared in 1965, equipped with a cradle and a plain clear 945 lid.  The original box provides its official name.  The pattern is different from the Empire Scroll 043 from 1961.

            

Golden Bouquet 043/943 oval casserole
Golden Bouquet 043/943 oval casserole.  It entered the marketplace during late 1965 in a set that also included a cradle.  Its official pattern name was stated in advertising and company literature.

             

043/943 oval casserole, turquoise with blue patterned opal lid
turquoise with blue lace patterned lid  

             

Pyrex 043/943 oval casserole, gold floral, image from 1970 catalogue
Oval 043/943 casserole, gold floral design on yellow.  Image from 1970 catalogue.  This set was available during late 1969 & early 1970.  If the pattern has an official name, it was not mentioned in dealer catalogues or on the original box.

             

Pyrex 043/943 oval casserole, Kim Chee, image from 1972 catalogue
Kim Chee 043/943 casserole.  Image from 1972 catalogue.  It was marketed during late 1971 & early 1972 and came with a cradle.

             

Seville 045/945 oval casserole
Seville    

             

New Holland, 043/943 oval casserole
New Holland 043 oval casserole with 943 lid.  It debuted during late 1973 in a set that also included a matching 045/945 casserole and an oval cork trivet designed to fit either size.

        

Others:  A special version of Autumn Harvest was also marketed in a gift promotion set.
                  
        
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