why this product

These footed glass ice cream bowls are created in a unique process that makes them two and a half times stronger than conventional glass. In a process similar to creating car windshields, the glass is heated to extremely high temperatures of 1292°F (700°C) and then dramatically and quickly cooled. A chemical reaction occurs that greatly improves resistance against thermal shock and physical impact. This tempering process creates glassware with a higher tolerance against chips, cracks and breakage that may safely be used for hot and cold liquids and foods—the bowl will safely accommodate freezing cold ice cream and piping hot fudge. 

use & care

Safe for use in freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Manufactured to withstand sudden temperature extremes from -4°F (-20°C) to 266°F (130°C) and suitable for hot or cold foods.

production & design

Established in 1939, Duralex grew to great acclaim as a producer of strong, tempered glass in classic, elegant designs. Their fluted glasses became de rigueur in most French bistros and were standard issue in the country's school cafeterias. On the fringes of La Chapelle Saint-Mesmin in central France, the company occupies a sprawling factory that houses an oven the size of a city block. Here, Duralex glasses and other tempered glass kitchenware are turned out from a blend of sand, lime and aluminum-oxide. Once cooled, the glass is dropped into freezing water to catalyze the process that fortifies and strengthens the material. 

about the designer

Duralex Glass Ice Cream Bowls (set of 6)

Kaufmann Mercantile from New York, NY
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Footed ice cream bowl in shock proof, heat-resistant tempered glass. More than twice as strong and durable as regular glass. Freezer, microwave and dishwasher safe. Made in France since 1939. Set of 6 bowls. (more info)

More Details

  • Technical Specifications:

    Size (diameter x height)
    4 " x 4 " (10 cm x 10 cm)
    Base: 2.5 " x 1.5 " 
    (6.4 cm x 3.8 cm)
    Each weighs 0.5 lbs (0.2 kg)

    Tempered glass

    Made in

    Key Points
    - Durable tempered glass ensures resistance to chips and cracks
    - Footed bowls for a simple scoop of ice cream or a hot fudge sundae
    - Made by Duralex in France since 1939
    - Safe for use in freezer, microwave and dishwasher

  • Dimensions: H 1.0 Inches x W 1.0 Inches x L 1.0 Inches
  • Product Code: V176000283911

Shipping & Returns

  • This item ships directly from Kaufmann Mercantile in Brooklyn, NY
  • Item is ready to ship in 1 - 3 Business Days. Delivery date will vary depending on your shipping address.
  • International orders may experience possible delays and take longer to arrive.
  • We accept complimentary returns within 14 days of receipt if the item is unused and in original condition.
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