This piece consists of a glass flask in the shape of a tube with two bulbs. Inside the flask are a number of small glass tubes arranged in a helix, each open to the air at both ends. In the centre of each bulb three more tubes are set inside the flask, each open to the air on both ends. The flask is set with glass tubes on a square base.
Accession Number: 2013.ch.7
Primary Materials: Glass
On a piece of tape on the base: “Chem 390C”
Dimensions (cm): Height = 43, Length = 17, Width = 17
This item is believed to be a decanter, designed to exhibit a glassmaker’s ability.
Excellent. Apart from minor dust and residue, this piece exhibits no damage.
Date of Manufacture:
Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto
Additional Information and References:
- Donated to UTSIC