JAJ Pyrex nesting bowls
This set of JAJ Pyrex bowls is incomplete, but I don’t think that you’d know it unless you had seen a set before, or unless, like me, you were lucky enough to own your own set (and I do consider myself very lucky indeed – I love my pink set of nesting bowls!). For starters there should be a fourth bowl that makes up the set – the bowl would have been white with blue flowers, and would have been the smallest bowl in the set. Then there’s the middle bowl, which while the same make and design, doesn’t actually belong to the set – it too should be white with blue flowers, not plain blue. But when the bowls are sitting one inside the other you don’t notice the discrepancy (I didn’t!), and when you’re using it by itself no one would be any the wiser! Even when I got home (after paying a packet for the set!) and realised that one of the bowls was the odd man out I wasn’t too perturbed – it’s been absolutely ages since I’ve found a set of these Cinderella* mixing bowls, and even incomplete they’re quite striking!
*These mixing bowls are referred to as ‘Cinderella’ bowls because of their shape, which is meant to resemble a glass slipper. One the one hand they have a handle for holding the bowl while you pour, and on the other a narrower shape for a spout.
Note: A complete set of these bowls is currently for sale on ebay for around R800, and the bidding hasn’t finished yet!
Dimensions: Large bowl – 26.5cm in diameter x 11cm tall; Medium bowl – 22cm in diameter x 10cm tall; Small bowl – 18.5cm in diameter x 9cm tall
Price: R360 for the set
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